We want your child’s experience of their dental treatment in our clinic to be as comfortable as possible, which is why we are proud to use The Wand® as our local anaesthetic for children and adults.
The Wand® is ideal for treating children. It is a pain-free alternative to the traditional dental injection and it is a computerised system that delivers precise local anaesthetic without the pain and anxiety of a dental needle or discomfort associated with the effects of extensive numbing.
Traditionally, local anaesthetic is administered with a needle and numbs the entire side of the face – which not only makes it difficult to speak and eat after treatment, but it can cause post-operative trauma too, as children can’t feel if they’re biting their lips or cheeks. The Wand® is changing all that, using a computerised, sensor-controlled probe that numbs only the tooth being treated. This is known as STA, or Single Tooth Anaesthesia.
The Wand® is for anyone. We provide The Wand for children and adults for our in-house sedation at Victoria Clinic. Just ask at your consultation and it will be added into your treatment plan.
The importance of this anaesthetic method for paediatric dentistry is further confirmed by multiple clinical studies conducted in the paediatric departments of universities in the USA and across Europe. In brief, all of them concentrate on multiple advantages such as: