Managing Pain

Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and available treatments. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

There are many methods for relieving oral pain. They include:

  • Ice packs on the affected area.
  • Avoiding hard candy or ice.
  • Avoiding sleeping on your stomach.

Dentists use a wide array of pain management tools, including:

  • Anesthetics such as Novocaine.
  • Analgesics such as aspirin or ibuprofen.
  • Sedatives, including a procedure known as "conscious sedation" or general sedation (also known as "deep sedation").

Contact Us

Perry K. Tuneberg, DDS & Associates
4040 Morsay Dr
Rockford, IL 61107-4851
Phone: (815) 399-0866     Fax: (815) 399-0895

Office Hours
Monday: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday: 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday: 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday: 7:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday: Closed