AAPD Provides Insight into Sedation/General Anesthesia in Pediatric Dentistry

AAPD national spokesperson Dr. Sarat Thikkurissy contributed an article to SHIFT Magazine, by SPRIG formerly EZPEDO Magazine, addressing the issues surrounding sedation/general anesthesia in pediatric dentistry, current AAPD guidelines/recommendations, and as well as offering insight on how to discuss these issues with patient’s parents and their families.

According to the article:

"We live our professional and personal lives avoiding risk-related icebergs. Our AAPD/AAP guidelines act as buoys to keep us in safe waters. They assist us in steering clear of uncharted dangers lurking in dark waters and enable us to keep the children we treat—our most precious cargo—safe and without harm."

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