Should your child have dental procedures under anesthesia?

“Issues surrounding sedation and anesthesia given to kids at the dentist have long been a concern, and “sedation techniques and safety factors are a large part of pediatric dental specialty education……Many states require special licenses and permits in order to do sedation in the office, and all pediatric dentists get the needed education to meet these requirements.”
Discuss dental anesthesia with your kid’s pediatrician!
To read the full USA Today article, “After child surgery deaths, experts discuss the risks” by Michelle Healy, highlight and click on open hyperlink
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