Pain Control

baby about to start crying We make every effort to administer local anesthetics (xylocaine) in a slow, gentle, and comfortable manner, thus eliminating any pain that may accompany dental treatment. The duration of numbness after treatment varies from patient to patient and depends on what drug was used. Generally the numbness wears off after two to three hours. Parents must be careful to watch their child for chewing or biting of inner cheeks or tongue that can cause them to be injured.

Santa Rosa Pediatric Dentistry offers a reversal agent to decrease the amount of time your child is numb.

  • It’s been proven safe and effective for adults and children.
  • It accelerates the reversal of the lingering soft tissue numbness
  • Rapidly restores normal function