Pain Management


How to Manage Pain After a Procedure


There are many methods for relieving oral pain. They include:

  • Ice packs on the affected area 

  • Avoiding hard candy or ice 

  • Avoiding sleeping on your stomach

Dentists use a wide array of pain management tools, including: 

  • Anesthetics such as Novocaine. 

  • Analgesics such as aspirin or ibuprofen. 

  • Sedatives, including a procedure known as "conscious sedation" or general sedation (also known as "deep sedation").

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