Sujatha Paranna1*, Aditi Aneesh Kanitkar2 and Aneesh Kanitkar3
1Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College and Hospital, University of Bharati Vidyapeeth, Sangli, Maharashtra, India
2Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College and Hospital, University of Bharati Vidyapeeth, Sangli, Maharashtra, India
3Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Yogita Dental College and Hospital, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Khed, Maharashtra, India
*Corresponding Author: Sujatha Paranna, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College and Hospital, University of Bharati Vidyapeeth, Wanleswadi, Sangli, Maharashtra, India.
Received: December 13, 2019; Published: January 21, 2020
Generally, dental treatment in pediatric patients can be done by using non pharmacological behaviour management techniques without any drugs. Various behaviour management techniques are available comprising of : non pharmacological behavioural techniques, conscious sedation and general anaesthesia. General anaesthesia is utilized for pediatric dental patients to provide complete and efficient dental care when conventional techniques cannot be applied or not effective. Pediatric dentists need to recognize the requirement of dental treatment under general anesthesia and to work with an anesthesia team to provide optimal comprehensive dental care. Hence, the purpose of this review it to provide a brief insight on the use of general anaesthesia in pediatric dentistry.
Keywords: Conscious Sedation; Behavior Management; Dental General Anesthesia; Dental Care
Citation: Sujatha Paranna., et al. “An Insight on Dental Treatment Under General Anaesthesia – A Review”. Acta Scientific Paediatrics 3.2 (2020): 01-03.
Copyright: © 2020 Sujatha Paranna., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.