Dental care and treatments provided under general anaesthesia in the Helsinki Public Dental Service

@inproceedings{Savanheimo2012DentalCA,
  title={Dental care and treatments provided under general anaesthesia in the Helsinki Public Dental Service},
  author={Nora Savanheimo and Sari A Sundberg and Jorma I. Virtanen and Miira M Vehkalahti},
  booktitle={BMC oral health},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Dental general anaesthesia (DGA) is a very efficient treatment modality, but is considered only in the last resort because of the risks posed by general anaesthesia to patients' overall health. Health services and their treatment policies regarding DGA vary from country to country. The aims of this work were to determine the reasons for DGA in the Helsinki Public Dental Service (PDS) and to assess the role of patient characteristics in the variation in reasons and in the treatments… CONTINUE READING
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