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Numbing Without Needles (Electronic Anaesthesia)

There are many advantages of having a numbing system that returns you to normal immediately after the treatment.

Some people are so needle phobic or have allergies to local anaesthetic that they have avoided dental treatment until now.

Many of our patients are in business with important meetings or lectures where they would prefer not to have a numb lip.

Electronic anaesthesia works in a similar way to a TENS machine but it has an interrupted rather than continuous wave form.

Sticky electrodes are placed on the gums near the teeth to be numbed and a mild tingling sensation is felt for several minutes as the nerve supply to the teeth eventually depletes of neurotransmitters and therefore becomes numb.

This technique is not however suitable for very deep fillings, root canals or extractions where more profound anaesthesia is required.

Patients who have had the electronic numbing always seem to ask for it again in preference over the normal local anaesthetic, which is a recommendation in itself.

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  • This is a unique dental practice. Andre is exceptionally kind, competent and thorough. From day 1, there has been complete transparency about the process (challenges/stages and prices). As a doctor suffering from TMJD, I’m so lucky to have been referred (whilst on
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  • Dear Andre and Everyone at the Practice, Thank you for always looking out for me and making me feel so comfortable when I come and see all of you for my appointments! I feel like trying this treatment was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. Roll on 2017 for
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  • Many thanks to Andre, Constance and all the team for being so kind and efficient when I pulled off the veneer on my front tooth. I am so grateful and cannot thank you all enough. Best Wishes
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  • Dear Andre,Just a note to say many thanks to you and Constance for fixing my front veneer so quickly and perfectly. I really did appreciate your kindness and efficiency, especially coming in on a Friday and by Saturday lunchtime the tooth had been fixed.I wanted to writ
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  • I have recently had an emergency crown replacement done with Constance. I wanted to pass on my thanks and appreciation for a job well done. Throughout she was professional, making me feel at ease and taking the time to ensure my comfort and understanding.
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    Arthur
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26A Church Road, Bookham, Leatherhead, Surrey KT23 3PW: Tel 01372 457959

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