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Anesthesia

Darshna Posted Wed 26th of October, 2016 21:14:28 PM
Can Medical Anesthesiologist provide Dental Anesthesia for Dental Extract, Crown Placement and Pulpaping
SuperCoder Answered Thu 27th of October, 2016 03:47:43 AM

Greetings from SuperCoder.com!


No, Medical Anesthesiologist cannot provide Dental Anesthesia for any dental procedures such as Dental Extract, Crown Placement,  Pulpaping etc. As per the guidelines provided by ADA (American Dental Association), the administration of local anesthesia, sedation, and general anesthesia is an integral part of dental practice. Dentists should provide sedation and anesthesia in compliance with their state rules and regulations.

 

For more information, you may check the following link: 

https://www.ada.org/~/media/ADA/About the ADA/Files/anesthesia_use_guidelines.ashx

 

Please feel free to write if you have any further questions.

 

Thanks.

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