Wayne Dunn and Associates in Parkersburg, WV
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Anesthesia

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

Comfort and Relaxation

The first step is to make you relaxed and comfortable. From the comfortable environment in our reception area to the soothing environment we have created around the dental chairs, no detail is too small when your comfort is concerned. Our caring, professional staff are committed to creating a comfortable environment.


Topical

Topical Anesthetic

A topical anesthetic can be used any time the surface of the gum needs to be "numbed", 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 nearly eliminated the discomfort of "getting numb".

Local

OTC analgesics

Post-visit Analgesics

Generally, if there is any discomfort at all after a dental procedure, over-the-counter analgesics such as aspirin or non-asprin pain relievers are all that is needed. In exceptional circumstances a prescription pain reliever will be used.

Any questions?

If you have any questions or concerns about anesthesia, Dr. Dunn or Dr. Bowling will be happy to discuss them with you. We want you to be as comfortable as possible.