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September 15, 2020

Non Injectable Anesthetic Options for Needle Phobic Patients

One of the most common global causes of anxiety is taking a trip to the dentist. It’s not that people truly dislike the person behind the mask, it’s more about what might happen to them while they are in the chair. There are also millions of adults that have a true fear of needles. Trypanophobia is an extreme fear of procedures involving injections or needles. Although just about every major dental procedures requires the use of local injectable anesthetics, there are lots of options for keeping patients calm and comfortable in other ways for minimally invasive treatment. Today Dr. Shaun goes over some of these options with us.

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