What is pain free dentistry?
The concept is simple: One pleasant sensation (a gentle vibration) shuts down the signals of a more painful sensation (the sting of needle injections), resulting in injections that many patients say have indeed given them a pain-free dentistry experience.
Is there a painless tooth extraction?
A dentist's experience level and technique can go a long way towards a painless extraction. Likewise, the difficulty of the tooth being pulled. With the right dentist under the right circumstances, a tooth can be loosened and pulled in less than a minute with minimal irritation to the socket.
How does a dentist numb your mouth?
Your dentist might need to apply dental local anesthesia to numb an area of your mouth while performing certain procedures. We do this by injecting medicine – known as a local anesthetic – into your inner cheek or gum. Nowadays, the most common anesthetic dentists use is Lidocaine.