Three Types of Dental Anaesthetic
Dentists want to avoid causing pain to their patients — after all, they want the patients to come back. What are some of the techniques that a dentist may use to minimise pain and discomfort from the treatment? Sedatives A sedative is intended to relax a patient rather than to relieve pain. You may be offered a sedative if you are particularly anxious about your treatment. The most common sedative is nitrous oxide, which is also known as laughing gas.