Intravenous Moderate Sedation as an Adjunct for Periodontal Surgery : A Retrospective Analysis of 964 Cases

@inproceedings{Holtzclaw2014IntravenousMS,
  title={Intravenous Moderate Sedation as an Adjunct for Periodontal Surgery : A Retrospective Analysis of 964 Cases},
  author={Dan J. Holtzclaw and Fritz Hinze and J. Burnham and Nicholas J. Toscano and Nicholas D Shumaker},
  year={2014}
}
Introduction: Numerous articles have documented the safety of intravenous moderate sedation when used as an adjunct for dental procedures. These articles have traditionally focused on surgical procedures and demonstrate significant differences in duration for periodontal versus oral surgery cases. Periodontal procedures typically last longer than oral surgery procedures, and, when using intravenous moderate sedation, these time differences can be critical because longer procedures require… CONTINUE READING

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