Anesthesia is designed to make dental procedures more comfortable for you.
Local anesthetic is used to numb a specific area of the mouth. General
anesthetic, or sedation, is used to put you into a deeply relaxed and almost
sleep-like state so that treatment is easier and quicker for you. Anesthesia is
ideal for patients undergoing more complex procedures or as a way to prevent
pain and discomfort.
You might benefit from anesthesia if you’re going to be undergoing a complex
surgery or procedure. Sedation helps you to relax and calm down when these
procedures are being done. We typically use local anesthetic to help relieve pain
and discomfort when undergoing less invasive procedures or when you’ll be
awake for surgery. All types of anesthetic are safe and effective for patients of all