Local anesthetic Dental Growth Inhibition?

If your child needs to receive treatment for dental problems, it is better not to use anesthetic. A new study says, giving a local anesthetic in children will inhibit the development of the rear molars or also called “wisdom teeth”
The study involved 220 children who perform dental treatment at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Those between the ages of 2 to 6 years. After three years or more, they perform the examination with X-rays
The researchers found that those who received drug treatment while on the lower jaw, four times more likely to experience growth of wisdom teeth buds are delayed than in those who did not receive anesthesia.
“The events of the loss of wisdom teeth buds was significantly higher in those who received the drug,” said study author Anthony Silvestri, a clinical professor in the department of Prosthodontics and Oral Surgery.
Normally, wisdom teeth buds begin developed in the four corner of the gums at the age of 2-6 years, and began to look to the surface of the gums in the teens or early adulthood.
The problem that often arises is the wisdom teeth often do not grow as they should. As many as 9 out of 10 people experience this problem. In fact, according to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the growth of wisdom teeth that are not properly can cause pain and infection. So many dentists recommend wisdom teeth to do the lifting.
Silvestri said the findings are expected to be a prefix of a larger study to provide a better understanding of wisdom teeth.
“Dentists perform local anesthesia in children for nearly 100 years without knowing it is possible to inhibit the growth of wisdom teeth,” he concluded.
However, a study published in the Journal of the American Dental Association has been able to demonstrate a causal relationship.

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