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Dr. Martin George Goebbel, DDS

Dentist

Dr. Martin George Goebbel DDS is a top Dentist in Rio Rancho, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Martin George Goebbel DDS is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Martin George Goebbel DDS is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Martin George Goebbel DDS is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Rio Rancho, NM, Dr. Martin George Goebbel DDS is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
41 years Experience
Dr. Martin George Goebbel, DDS
  • Rio Rancho, NM
  • Ohio State University / College Of Dentistry
  • Accepting new patients

What is the medication that the dentist will use as an anesthesia before my root canal?

Typically, dentists will use either lidocaine or septocaine for local anesthetic to do a root canal treatment. If you are asking about the anesthesia for sedation it could be something READ MORE
Typically, dentists will use either lidocaine or septocaine for local anesthetic to do a root canal treatment. If you are asking about the anesthesia for sedation it could be something else entirely, but that is rare for a simple root canal. There are other types of anesthestics that can be used if you have certain medical risks. Your dentist should be able to discuss all the alternatives with you and answer all your questions.

Could wisdom tooth extraction cause an infection?

Yes it could. You might have what is called a dry socket too. I would suggest going back to the oral surgeon or dentist that did the extractions.

Can an infected tooth spread the infection to the other teeth as well?

It depends on the type of infection in your tooth. If it is the nerve of the tooth that is infected then it is extremely unlikely that the infection could spread. Periodontal infection READ MORE
It depends on the type of infection in your tooth. If it is the nerve of the tooth that is infected then it is extremely unlikely that the infection could spread. Periodontal infection is different. It is infection in the gums around the tooth and it can spread to adjacent teeth. Most likely the infection you are having is the first type of infection. It is very important that you take the antibiotic as directed and finish the entire course in order to prevent the infection from getting worse. If your nerve is infected, you will most likely need a treatment called root canal therapy. Taking antibiotics first can make this procedure easier.