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New advances in dental medications have virtually eliminated the discomfort of dental procedures. There are several elements to creating a comfortable experience for your dental appointment:

Topical Anesthetic

A topical anesthetic can be used any time for the surface of the gum that needs to be desensitized, such as easing the discomfort of a painful mouth sore or preparing a site for an injectable local anesthetic.



Local Anesthetic

Modern fast-acting local anesthetics, in conjunction with effective topical anesthesia, have virtually eliminated the discomfort of numbness. Local anesthetics are available in several strengths. The preferred anesthetic is epinephrine-free; however epinephrine is available if needed.