There are several types of anesthesia, ranging from light sedation to general anesthesia. It is common practice to have patients pass from one level of anesthesia to the next through the course of a treatment. The following explains the different types of anesthesia offered though AOD.
SAFETY AND MONITORING
All of our anesthesiologists are Licensed Medical Doctors that have specialized in office-based sedation training. Vital signs are continuously monitored with state-of-the-art equipment. Monitoring including Pulse Oximetry, EKG Monitors, Blood Pressure, Respiratory Rate, End-Tidal CO2, Temperature and Gas Analysis.
Is Anesthesia Safe?
Anesthesia provided by an experienced anesthesiologist with advanced monitoring and equipment is extremely safe. Modern advancements in medicine have made many of the drugs safe and predictable. Once the dental work is completed, the patient is often ready to go home in as little as 20 minutes.