Pain-free injections, also known as “virtually painless” injections, are a technique used in dentistry to administer local anesthesia without causing discomfort or pain. These injections use a special device called a dental wand, which is designed to control the flow of anesthetic into the tissues at a slow and steady pace, reducing the sensation of pain or pressure. With a visit at MG Dental Associates, we may administer a pain-free injection to enhance your comfort during treatment.
Pain-free injections have a number of benefits, including:
- Reduced fear and anxiety: Dental anxiety is a common issue that prevents many people from seeking necessary dental treatment. Pain-free injections can help alleviate these fears by minimizing discomfort and creating a more positive dental experience.
- Improved patient comfort: Traditional injections can be uncomfortable, but pain-free injections are designed to minimize pain and discomfort, making the injection process more tolerable.
- Improved safety: By controlling the flow of anesthetic, pain-free injections reduce the risk of administering too much anesthesia, which can lead to complications.
- Faster onset of anesthesia: Pain-free injections allow for a faster onset of anesthesia, reducing the time it takes for patients to become numb and ready for treatment.
Before the injection, our dentists may apply a topical anesthesia to numb the area where the injection will take place. This will help reduce any discomfort you might feel during the injection. The flow of anesthetic will be controlled by the wand to ensure a slow and steady delivery. This reduces the sensation of pressure or discomfort that is typically felt with traditional injections.
If you have any questions about pain-free injections in South Plainfield and Piscataway, New Jersey, and would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Mohinder Garg or Dr. Meriam Macauley, please contact our office.