If you have problems turning up to for a dental appointment in the city of London, it is not going to help your nerves if you also have to undergo further treatment; for both dentist and patient, nerves can be a real issue in the dentist’s chair. However, if you were to do a bit of research with your dentist beforehand, not only will you discover that modern treatments have been made virtually pain-free because of such innovations as laser technology, but you will also find out that to be on the safe side and put your mind at rest, you can have various levels of sedation to calm you even further. This is always good to know and seeing as you are paying to be treated, you can decide yourself if you want this done. For some treatments, it would be a little over the top to be put out if you are only having a check-up, but even then, if you are a terribly nervous patient, the option is always there. Sometimes a local anaesthetic would suffice, but for complex treatments, like having a wisdom tooth removed, no laser is going to stop the pain from this one, so you should go for complete sedation, relax after you have had the needle put in or the gas administered and forget the whole sorry affair. It is a good way of going through things and though there may be a touch of pain afterwards, at least you would have slept blissfully throughout.