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4 Groups Endorse AAP-AAPD Dental Sedation Guidelines For Children


July 31, 2019
by AAP News

Four health organizations have added their endorsements to recent guidance from the AAP and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) that aims to improve the safety of pediatric patients undergoing dental sedation.

The American Society of Anesthesiologists, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists and Society for Pediatric Sedation issued a statement (http://bit.ly/2LO9miP) supporting a joint AAP-AAPD clinical report, which recommends at least two individuals with specific training and credentials should be present with a pediatric patient receiving deep sedation/general anesthesia for dental treatment.

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