Scared of Dentists? You aren’t alone.
Research suggests that 50-80% of Americans report some form of dental anxiety. In addition, about 25% of Americans are actually scared of dentists.
Anesthesia Patient Safety Anesthesiologists have long been the champions of anesthesia patient safety. Before doctors were willing to admit concerns about medical errors and safety of their patients, anesthesiologists were the first to admit that doctors were not infallible. As Read More
Anesthesia and Children: Is it safe for developing brains? Parents and medical professionals alike are asking the question, “Is anesthesia safe for developing brains?” Parents want to ensure that anesthesia will not cause long-term issues for their child. Likewise, medical Read More
General Anesthesia for Dental Care Let’s face it, most people don’t exactly enjoy going to the dentist. In fact, 75% of adults have a dental phobia or fear of dentists. Although it is hard to estimate the number of children Read More
Outpatient sedation and anesthesia has had a long history in dental offices. Dental procedures aren’t exactly everyone’s favorite past time, hence the saying, “having as much fun as a root canal.” Despite the advances in local anesthesia, many people simply Read More
Dentist Anesthesiologists Dentist anesthesiologists are first and foremost, dentists. As dentists, they have completed an undergraduate degree and a doctoral degree in dentistry (D.M.D. or D.D.S.). Dentist anesthesiologists undergo residency training in anesthesia. The American Dental Association’s Commission on Dental Read More