Local Anesthesia

Local anesthesia is given to render the body insensitive to pain and discomfort without affecting consciousness. It is routinely used in dental and medical procedures and may be supplemented with other forms of anesthesia. With local anesthesia you will be awake and aware during your surgery, but you will be numb and without discomfort.

You will ALWAYS be given local anesthesia prior to your surgery for pain control, however, you may choose to supplement the local anesthesia with one or more of the following: nitrous oxide sedation, oral sedation, intravenous (IV) sedation and/or general anesthesia.