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November 22, 2021 News News

Kamloops Dentist Permanently Barred From Sedating Patients

by Toronto Star

A Kamloops dental surgeon disciplined for improperly sedating a young woman during a routine operation, leaving her with a lifelong severe brain injury, is now permanently banned from sedating patients due to infractions in 2019. In 2015, Dr. Bobby Rishiraj

February 8, 2021 Feature AnesthesiologyOral HealthPharmacology

Opinion: Dentists Who Do Not Provide Sedation Should Not Be Required to Carry Naloxone

by Derek Decloux, BSc, DMD, MSc (Dental Anesthesia)

No, it was not a copy editor who wrote the title of this opinion piece. It was I, Derek, a practising dentist anesthesiologist, who wrote this after having contemplated writing a piece on something rather the opposite. I thought it

February 4, 2020 Feature AnaesthesiaDental PharmacologyOral HealthPharmacology

Assessing BONES May Give You Moans, But it Can Help Manage Oversedation

by Rob Matsui; Paul Azzopardi, HBSc, MSc, DDS

Pre-operative airway assessment and management is essential to successful dental treatment under procedural sedation. In the event of oversedation, defined as the transition from an intended level of sedation to an unintended deeper level of sedation, the patient’s ability to

March 19, 2018 News AnesthesiologyNews

Sedation Safety Week Encourages Awareness for Dentists

by DOCS Education, PR Newswire

The theme of the 10th Annual Sedation Safety Week, which runs today through Friday, is “Awareness.” Sedation Safety Week (SSW) programs and activities are free and open to all oral health professionals. Details are available at www.SedationSafetyWeek.com. As it has each spring

August 2, 2011 News Anaesthesia

IV Sedation Training for Dentists

by ken

From PR.com – July 31, 2011 www.SedationConsulting.com The nation’s leading provider of continuing education and training on the administration of sedation for dental and medical procedures announced today that they are now providing IV sedation training for dentists. Conscious Sedation