Anesthesia allows your dentist to ensure you don’t feel pain during dental procedures.
Local anesthesia has been used in dentistry since the early 1900’s, however, pain is not the only sensation in dentistry that can be uncomfortable. Thanks to modern advances in anesthesia dentists now have more options to help make dental surgeries and procedures more comfortable for the patient. Each type of anesthesia has its own benefits, risks, and considerations. The following information will help you compare and understand your options.