Painless Dentistry is a joy.
Recent advanced instrumentation and operators’ skill has made present day dental treatment a memorable experience for the patients.
Pain is unpleasent perception of any external or internal noxious (harmful) stimuli.
Pain stimulation, which is any kind of external stimuli, mediated through nerves, beyond normal threshold for the individual.
Pain Perception, which is assimilation, interpretation and correlation of the afferent (sensory) stimuli, Through central nervous system.
Pain Reaction, which is efferent (motor) action potential ,through central nervous system or spinal reflex arch, directed to avoid ,reduce or block the noxious (harmful) stimuli.
Pain control methods
Various pain control methods addresses any one or many pain componants.
To ennumerate few
PHYSICAL METHOD OF COLD TEMPERATURE acts on peripheral nerve ends to block messages to brain centre while Audio analgesia is acting like acupuncture through gate control mechanism.
ELECTRICAL TRANS CUTENOUS NERVE STIMULATION can block messages to brain by GATE CONTROL MECHANISMS, and endorphin chemical at synaptic level(Nerve cell junction),
CHEMICAL substances can block the transmission by its action at varieties of pathways. Local application at nerve level blocks electrical impulse(Action potential). Systemic ingestion(Swallowing) inhalation (Breathing) of gas or injection in blood (intravenous) or Epidural (in the liquid pool around spinal chord or brain ) blocks perception (Ability to recognize pain) at brain level.
PHARMECOLOGICAL PSYCHOTROPIC SUBSTANCES CAN CHANGE THE PERCEPTION OF PAIN at high centres of brain.
PSYCHOLOGICAL SUGGESTION through hypnosis and self suggestion
DEPENDING ON CLINICAL REQUIREMENT any one or more methods are selected by the qualified persons.