Selvia Yunita, Meirina Gartika
Abstract: Introduction: Pain and trauma in a child's dental extraction experience can have psychological and traumatic consequences that will carry over into adulthood. Early experiences that do not cause trauma when extracting primary teeth are very important to provide a positive experience for children so that it can support the success of the next extraction treatment. The Computerized Control Local Anesthetics Delivery System (CCLAD) was first introduced in the field of dentistry in 1997 as an alternative to traditional syringe use. One of its trademarks is The Wand. Purpose: The purpose of this article is to review the effect of injections using CCLAD The Wand compared to traditional syringes on children's pain and emotions. Literature Review: The Wand is a CCLAD designed to improve ergonomics and accuracy of dental syringe placement. Anesthetic flow is controlled by a computer so it is constant. The Wand is one instrument that can be used to create a positive experience in children by controlling and minimizing pain when injecting. Conclusion: CCLAD The Wand can be used as an alternative to the use of instruments compared to traditional syringes. During extraction procedures that aim to control the child's pain and emotions during local anesthetic injection.
Keywords: The Wand, Traditional syringe, pain, emotion, injection, extraction, children