How Is Sleep Dentistry Administered? For decades, one of the most dreaded experiences in visiting a dentist were procedures like extractions, or the procedure for implants, that could be very painful experiences. Of course, no patient was asked to endure that pain, so local anaesthesia was administered to prevent discomfort. But even local anaesthesia was viewed with some trepidation due to the use of needles injected within the mouth to numb sensations. Now we have sedation dentistry in Long Island, but how does it work? (more…)