There are many methods for relieving oral pain. They include:
Avoiding hard candy or ice.
Avoiding sleeping on your stomach.
There are wide array of pain management tools in clinics, including:
Anaesthetics such as Novocaine.Analgesics such as aspirin or ibuprofen.
Sedatives, (links to ‘Sedation Dentistry’ area) including a procedure known as “conscious sedation” or general sedation (also known as “deep sedation”).
A relatively new technique that uses powerful particles of aluminium oxide to remove debris and decay. The most exciting thing for patients is that air abrasion is painless and, in some cases, doesn’t require an anaesthetic.