Treatment needs and adverse events related to dental treatment under general anesthesia for individuals with autism.

@article{Rada2013TreatmentNA,
  title={Treatment needs and adverse events related to dental treatment under general anesthesia for individuals with autism.},
  author={Robert E. Rada},
  journal={Intellectual and developmental disabilities},
  year={2013},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={
          246-52
        }
}
Individuals with autism can be quite challenging to treat in a routine dental-office setting, especially when extensive dental treatment and disruptive behavioral issues exist. Individuals with autism may also be at higher risk for oral disease. Frequently, general anesthesia is the only method to facilitate completion of the needed dental treatment. General anesthesia is not without complications, and unique occurrences are a necessary consideration for special-needs populations. In addition… CONTINUE READING
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