Novocaine is a local anesthetic that is generally used in dental treatments or small surgeries. It is ideal for this type of procedures because it has a short-lived effect and can be concentrated in small areas. It’s effect will typically last between 30 and 90 minutes, depending on how the practitioner uses it. If you […]
Special Needs Dentistry: Can You Be Allergic to Novocaine?
You may not be able to use Novocaine, or you may need an adjustment in dosage or monitoring during your dental treatment. When it comes to sedation dentistry, the most common form that all dentists use is local anesthesia. Novocaine has been in use for a number of decades and most of the time doesn’t […]
FAQ: Is Novocaine Safe?
Our dentists are the only two Dental Anesthesiologist board certified in Deep Sedation in the state of Missouri. If your child needs to have a dental procedure done, the objective is to minimize both the hurt and the trauma that can be associated with dental treatments. If dentist visits go smoothly early on in their […]