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Dental Anesthesia and Hair loss

01/28/2010

Question:

In Oct I had to replace a crown, wisdom tooth extracted and a new crown put on. All with in 3 weeks. Would a side effect of the antesthsia for all those proceedures cause hair loss?

Answer:

It should not. There must be another cause. See your primary care physician or a dermatologist. Thank you for visiting NetWellness.

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Response by:

Steven I Ganzberg, SB, DMD, MS Steven I Ganzberg, SB, DMD, MS
Formerly, Clinical Professor of Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University