Anesthesiologist Questions Anesthesia

What type of anesthesia is used for pediatric patients?

My child needs to have 3 fillings done in his next dentist appointment and the dentist would like to use anesthesia for it so that he doesn't feel anything. What type of anesthesia is typically used?

1 Answer

Generally if it’s light sedation, nitrous oxide gas and intravenous sedatives. I am not a fan of deep sedation or general in the office.