Kids’ Dental Anesthesia: What Parents Should Know

Kevin J. Donly, DDS, professor and chair, Department of Developmental Dentistry, University of Texas Health San Antonio; former officer, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Debbie Hagan, advocate for families of children who have been harmed in dental offices. Rita Agarwal, MD, practicing pediatric anesthesiologist; professor of anesthesiology, Stanford University; chair, Section on Anesthesiology and Pain … Read more

Pot Users Need More Anesthesia, Painkillers: Study

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Marijuana users appear to need more anesthesia than nonusers, and also more opioids to relieve their pain after surgery, a new, preliminary study reports. Users of cannabis products who had surgery for a broken leg required higher doses of sevoflurane, an … Read more