Course for all dentists recommended



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Anesthesia/Sedation Policies

Course for all dentists recommended

84:28-H-7

AP

“Resolved, that the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) recommends that all dentists take a course and remain current in basic life support training.”






94:14.1-H-7

AP

“Resolved, that the AGD supports the recognition of dental anesthesiology as a dental specialty.”





94:14.2-H-7

AP

“Resolved, that educational opportunities be available so that general dentists will have adequate opportunity for training in dental anesthesiology in order to provide optimum pain and anxiety control for the public.”




Special needs patients, sedation/general anesthesia for

2002:29-H-7

AP


“Resolved, that the AGD believes patients with physical, developmental, emotional, or medically compromising conditions may require sedation/general anesthesia in private office, hospital, or surgical center settings for the safe and effective treatment of dental disease and/or injury, and be it further


Resolved, that sedation and/or general anesthesia and related facility costs for the treatment of dental disease and/or injury in these patients should be a covered benefit in all group medical benefit policies and Medicaid.”
Training availability

90:54-H-7

AP

“Resolved, that the AGD work with the American Dental Association and the American Dental Education Association to recommend that dental schools and hospital-affiliated teaching institutions establish anesthesiology programs so that dentists seeking in depth education in anesthesiology will have such training available.”





94:14.2-H-7

AP

“Resolved, that educational opportunities be available so that general dentists will have adequate opportunity for training in dental anesthesiology in order to provide optimum pain and anxiety control for the public.”




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