JADA: Capnography Beneficial for Moderate Sedation

Published on: January 12th, 2018

An article in the January issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association, reports the findings of an extensive review of the use of capnography in dental anesthesia.  These findings suggest the routine use of capnography during moderate sedation has the potential to reduce adverse anesthetic outcomes in dental practice.

After third-molar extractions, patients and their parents overwhelmingly prefer nonopioid pain management, according to a study presented at the 2017 American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia.  Read more here.

In December, 2016, the New York State Education Department. revised their dental anesthesia regulations (Sec. 61.10).  The regulations are quite extensive so certificate holders should refer directly to Section 61.10 at the Education Dept.’s website to fully understand them.  Click here and scroll down to Section 61.10 to see the full regulation. Since part of the […]

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