Palatal injection of novocaine can be painless by first injecting the buccal gingiva

Photo on how to give gentle local anesthesia shots or injections created in our Dental Anxiety Dental Fear office.

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When palatal anesthesia is needed first anesthetize the buccal mucosa. Then penetrate the buccal gingiva with the needle and infiltrate as you push the needle towards the palate. This is a far less painful way to anesthetize the palate.