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A trip to the dentist

How do local anaesthetics work?

Local anaesthetics act locally, meaning that they do not affect any area of the body that is not innervated by the blocked nerve or nerves.

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Filling a cavity

Patients have several choices when it comes to selecting materials used to repair missing, worn, damaged or decayed teeth, according to the American Dental Association.

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You're not really asleep, but not completely awake either. You feel no pain and afterwards, you don't remember a thing. Welcome to the world of conscious sedation.

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