July 2016 - Athens Oral Surgery Center

anesthesia

What is Anesthesia & Why Do I Need it?

For hundreds of years, people from different societies tried to find a solution to ease pain during surgery. It wasn’t until 1846 that William Morton publicly and effectively used anesthesia during an operation. In 2016, 170 years later, this medicine is still being used in modern hospitals, dentist offices, and surgery centers. There is no need to be in pain during a surgery anymore with the invention of anesthesia, a medicine that numbs the sensation of pain.

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