Anesthesia Doesn’t Have To Mean NeedlesFor more intensive work that needs to be done on a mouth, a dentist or periodontist in Long Island may advise a patient that some pain and discomfort will be unavoidable for the procedure. In such cases, the most common solution to this is to apply anesthesia to the patient so as not to experience any of the pain. In the past, there were only two ways to achieve this; local and general anesthetic. (more…)