Dentist Allentown, PA
George F. Carr, D.M.D.
1259 South Cedar Crest Blvd.
Allentown, PA 18103

610-776-7760

PAIN MANAGEMENT
 Overview
 Managing Pain
 Anesthesia

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Managing Pain
Managing Pain
There are many methods for relieving oral pain. They include:
  • Ice packs on the affected area.
  • Avoiding hard candy or ice.
  • Avoiding sleeping on your stomach.
Dentists use a wide array of pain management tools, including:
  • Anesthetics such as Novocaine.
  • Analgesics such as aspirin or ibuprofen.
  • Nitkous oxide
  • Pain management with certain pain perscriptions.
  • Referral to a pain management team of physicians and physical therapists.