Anesthesia and Sedation

Anesthesia and SedationCurated News:

By Timberlake Dental curated from Mouth Healthy

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“Several medications are available to help create more relaxed, comfortable dental visits…”

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This article is a very good introduction to anesthesia and sedation as performed at a dental office.  There are a range of medications used by dentists to control pain and/or anxiety before, during and after dental procedures.  It is important that you understand at least to some degree what the different medications are and how they are used – in order to better plan on the these types of medication used for your dental procedures.  This article is an excellent introduction to this topic.

Dr. Rodney D. Chowning, DDS, Sedation Dentistry, Denton, TX