Pediatric Dentistry Treatments and Procedures
Dental General Anesthesia
Dental general anesthesia is a procedure where a patient is put to sleep by an anesthesiologist prior to a dental surgery or comprehensive oral rehabilitation.
Dental Local Anesthesia
Local anesthesia is a numbing medication that is applied to just one part of the body. It differs from regional anesthesia, which affects an entire area of the body, or general anesthesia, which makes the patient unconscious.
Dental filling or restoration is a treatment to restore function, integrity and shape of the tooth structure, preventing further decay and destruction of the tooth.
Nitrous oxide/oxygen is a common method used to help with a patient’s anxiety and provide some analgesia for a dental procedure a patient for a dental procedure in a safe, effective manner.
With oral sedation, the medication that causes sedation is administered through the mouth, usually in liquid or pill form, in order to cause the patient to enter the unconscious or semi-conscious state.
Oral surgery refers to any type of surgery that is needed to correct problems with the mouth or teeth.
Orthodontics is a specialty of dentistry that involves correcting improperly positioned teeth and/or jaws. Orthodontic procedures involve the use of specific appliances or devices that are used to fix these issues.
A tooth extraction is just another way to say that a tooth is removed, or pulled, from the mouth.