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I'm in Mexico and my dentist in the US always uses the

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I'm in Mexico and my dentist in the US always uses the dental anesthetic without epinephrine, because the epinephrine makes me too nervous. What should I ask them to use here?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  Dr Matthew Kremser replied 2 years ago.

Either express it the same way or explain that you need "carbocaine" or "mepivacaine." Those traditionally have no epi!