Oraqix® Gel: A Safe and Effective Alternative to Injectable Anesthesia

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Many patients become fearful when the topic of anesthetics comes up during their dental visits. However, long-time practicing hygienist, columnist, and educator, Kim Miller, RDH, BSDH, has found a needle-free anesthetic that she can count on, with the added bonus of no prolonged numbing effects for the patient. “When you are doing any procedure, especially one that involves infection and pocketing, the primary goal is to keep the patient comfortable, and do what is in the best interest of that patient. Oraqix® Gel allows me to meet these goals in pockets up to 6 mm,” says Miller.

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