A local anesthetic is a numbing medication that is injected into your gum or cheek in the area being worked on. The medication numbs the nerve to keep the pain signals from travelling to the brain. The effects an last several hours following treatment, but it allows the patient to experience a pain-free dental procedure.
Common Procedures: Fillings, Root Canals
Oral sedation is a small pill that is taken prior to your appointment to help you reach a euphoric, relaxed state. This sedation option can be used by itself, or in combination with nitrous oxide.
Common Procedures: Bone Grafting, Dental Implants
Nitrous Oxide Sedation
This sedation option allows Dr. Weber to maintain control over your level of sedation. This makes it safe and effective. Also known as laughing gas, this sedation wears off almost immediately.
Common Procedures: Smile Makeovers