Dental Cleaning Guide

What is acupuncture in dentistry?

Part of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is a technique where practitioners insert thin, flexible, sterile needles through the skin to stimulate specific points on the body. Acupuncture in dentistry helps relieve stress and dental anxiety. It also helps reduce nausea, gag reflex and dental pain.

Acupuncture in dentistry at Eastman Dental

Dr Jason Andrews at Eastman Dental was trained by the faculty instructors at Acupuncture Canada. He uses acupuncture to help with dental anxiety of dental treatment, as well as reduction of nausea, gag reflex and dental pain. He does not use acupuncture to treat orofacial pain or TMD (disorders of the jaw muscles, temporomandibular joints and the nerves linked with chronic facial pain).

What are the procedures of getting acupuncture?

If you would like to know more about dental treatment with acupuncture, please let us know for a consultation with our dentist, Dr Jason Andrews.

During your consultation, he will take note of your general plus dental health to asses if and how the acupuncture would work for you. This is followed by an assessment of your mouth and plan the treatment required.

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