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9th Street Family Dentistry | Local Anesthesia in Philadelphia


9th Street Dental Center, PC

A Comprehensive Dental Care By Dr. Terrence T. Fan D.M.D.

821 South 9th Street. Philadelphia, PA 19147



Local Anesthesia


Local anesthesia is the temporary loss of sensation or pain in one part of the body produced by a topically applied or injected agent without depressing the level of consciousness.Local anesthetics have made it possible to perform many surgical procedures quickly, with less preparation and a shorter recovery time. With local anesthesia, side effects and complications are rare and usually minor. It can also be paired with oral concious sedations/anxiolysis.

The level of local anesthetics can be adjusted during your procedure to ensure maximum comfort. Your heart rate and breathing are monitored very closely because your safety is our number one concern.

Don't wait any longer to have necessary dental work performed because you are nervous. Ask your dentist about your options to see which is right for you.