Before the actual procedure, your doctor will give you an oral spray to begin anesthetizing the throat area. After the throat is anesthetized to a certain extent, your doctor will give about 3 small injections in the roof of the mouth.
The majority of patients find that the process of anesthetizing the throat to be of only little discomfort.
You will be sited upright and fully awake during the procedure. Your doctor will describe the procedure and demonstrate the equipment.