I am at my wits end!! I had rooting and scaling done in my entire mouth over 2 sessions by a periodontist. It was the most horrible and painful experience!! First off, I must have had about 20 injectionsof carbocaine done and they didn't numb nearly enough!! I am now supposed to have surgery on my gums. How in the heck can I do this with carbocaine? Epinephrine gives me very bad palpitations so I cant have any. Do you have any alternative suggestions? Thank you so much!!
There are many forms of anesthesia other than local. Medications, nitrous oxide and IV sedation are several. You should speak to the periodontist as well as your general dentist about your experience.
It is important for them to know that you were very uncomfortable. You may want to consider having the periodontist do the procedures in an oral surgeons office where you can be sedated.
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