Sedation of the Pediatric Dental Patient

소아의 치과치료를 위한 진정법

  • Kim, Jiyeon (Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Pusan National University)
  • 김지연 (부산대학교 치의학전문대학원 소아치과)
  • Received : 2015.01.05
  • Accepted : 2015.01.05
  • Published : 2014.12.31


Children's fear and anxiety may interfere with dental treatment. If a child is very young, pharmacologic management may need to be provided during a dental procedure. Although sedation is an everyday practice in pediatric dentistry, it is not easy to achieve successful outcomes with sedation. Moreover, sedation of children can be associated with respiratory risks. Providers of pediatric sedation should be very cautious about adhering to the principles. This article reviews nicely the guidelines and references for pediatric sedation and supports a safe sedation with favorable treatment results.



Supported by : 부산대학교


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