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").