Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Increasing the Safety of Sedation Before Administering General Anesthesia in Pediatric
It’s not uncommon for children with special needs to require general anesthesia for dental procedures. A new study, published in Anesthesia Progress, provides a retrospective analysis to determine the safest combinations of sedatives for pediatric dental procedures.
Monday, January 4, 2021
Video Laryngoscopy Provides Easier and Faster Nasotracheal Intubation
A new study, published in Anesthesia Progress, found that video laryngoscopy for nasotracheal intubation is not only faster but more successful compared the use of direct laryngoscopy.
Wednesday, July 7, 2020
The Addition of Dexmedetomidine Offers a Safer Option for Pain Control
Published in Anesthesia Progress, a new study suggests that the addition of dexmedetomidine proves a safer option for dental related pain control without the adverse cardiovascular effects of other local anesthetics.
Monday, June 19, 2020
Dental Professionals are at the Highest Risk of Contracting COVID-19
Dental professionals are at a high risk of contracting COVID-19 while providing dental care. A recent study in Anesthesia Progress examines the extent of splatter produced during aerosol-generating procedures.
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
In-Office General Anesthesia Increases Comprehensive Pediatric Dental Care
In a new study, published in Anesthesia Progress, researchers at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati compare traditional oral sedation with in-office general anesthesia for pediatric patients undergoing dental procedures.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Finding Safe Dental Anesthesia for Patients with Cardiovascular Disease
Finding local anesthetic that is safe for patients with cardiovascular disease during dental procedures is extremely important. A new study, published in Anesthesia Progress, compares the use of two different drug combinations in older adults to understand the effects on blood pressure and heart rate during tooth extractions.
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Dr. Kyle J. Kramer Introduced as the New Editor of Anesthesia Progress
The American Dental Society of Anesthesiology is excited to introduce Dr. Kyle J. Kramer as the new Editor-in-Chief of Anesthesia Progress.
Monday, June 24, 2019
Computer-Assisted Anesthetic Injection Method Decreases Dental Pain in Children
Researchers in a new study published in Anesthesia Progress test a new method of injecting dental anesthesia using a computer-controlled local anesthetic delivery system (CCLADS). Their findings indicate that this novel approach lessens pain, post procedure numbness and total procedure time.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
New Anesthetic Proven to Reduce Pain in Pediatric Dentistry
In an effort to find a new method of pain management, researchers from the Sharad Pawar Dental College in Maharashtra, India, published a study in the current issue of Anesthesia Progress that compared the effects of multiple lidocaine injections with a single articaine injection for the extraction of primary molars in children.
Monday, December 31, 2018
General Anesthesia in Dental Procedures Reviewed for Young Children
In a new study published in Anesthesia Progress, researchers retrospectively reviewed 1 year of pediatric dental procedures that fell into the FDA’s warning regarding anesthesia for children under three. Several cases fell under the FDA warning criteria but no severe complications were reported.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Nitrous Oxide Increases Success Rates of Pediatric Dental Procedures
Researchers in the new issue of Anesthesia Progress test the success rates of children pre-medicated with ibuprofen that are then given either nitrous oxide with oxygen or oxygen alone. Their findings help to better understand the best methods of pain management for pediatric patients.
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Articaine Proven as Safe as Lidocaine for Dental Procedures
In a new study published in Anesthesia Progress, researchers test two commonly used local anesthetics to determine their levels of neurotoxicity. The researchers found the results of the study to be surprising and contrary to their original hypothesis.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Ambient Oxygen and Its Effect on Surgical Fires
In a new article in Anesthesia Progress, researchers study the correlation between oxygen saturation levels and the increased risk for surgical fires during oral surgery. The researchers found that the higher the oxygen saturation and flow rate, the more likely a surgical fire is to occur.
Monday, January 15, 2018
Office-Based Dental Anesthesia Gaining Ground over Hospital-Based
A recent article in Anesthesia Progress takes a look at the different procedures used by dentist anesthesiologists and physician anesthesiologists. After evaluating the data, they discovered that procedures involving anesthesia are more common in pediatric cases.
Friday, September 1, 2017
Office-Based Anesthesia Proves Safe in Pediatric Dentistry
A study recently published in the current issue of Anesthesia Progress reports on the results of pediatric dental treatments involving ambulatory anesthesia. The researchers' secondary analysis of these results concluded the overall safety and success of such use of ambulatory anesthesia.
Friday, June 23, 2017
Midazolam Proves Top Choice for Pediatric Dental Procedures
A study recently published in the current issue of Anesthesia Progress reports on the use of a commonly used pediatric sedative called midazolam. the researchers found three different regimens of the sedative to be safe and effective for children.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Focused, Mindful Children Respond Best to Laughing Gas
A recent study in the journal Anesthesia Progress examined the effectiveness of nitrous oxide on children. It was discovered that the efficacy of the anesthesia was linked to the disposition of the children.
Monday, January 16, 2017
Dental Patients Prefer Propofol for Sedation
A recent article in the journal Anesthesia Progress compares the recovery and satisfaction of 20 patients with two different anesthetics typically used in dental procedures.
Monday, September 12, 2016
Nasal Spray May Be Sedative Solution When Pulling Kids' Teeth
A recent article in Anesthesia Progress examines nasal spray as a method of administering sedatives to children needing a tooth extracted.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Men Need Less Sedative Than Women During Oral Surgery
An article published in the current issue of the journal Anesthesia Progress found that male patients require a lower dosage of a sedative than female patients during oral surgery. This finding is consistent with general anesthesia knowledge which suggests that females emerge from sedation earlier than males.