Will having hemisection dental surgery hurt?

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Having hemisection dental surgery should not hurt. Your dental surgeon will give you a shot of local anesthesia to numb the area. The shot, given in the cheek or gums, may sting a little, but should not cause pain. The anesthesia should last through the entire procedure. If you feel any pain, inform your surgeon so you can get additional medication. You will probably experience soreness and some pain after the procedure; your surgeon can tell you what medications to take, probably over-the-counter analgesics.

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