Author(s): Ogle OE, Hertz MB
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Abstract Oral sedation with benzodiazepines and anxiolysis with nitrous oxide are 2 effective methods to help alleviate anxiety and fear of dental procedures. Many patients would prefer to have their dentistry performed with sedation if it were offered to them. This article presents a detailed discussion on minimal sedation that should give the reader a good understanding of this valuable aspect of clinical care. Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
This article was published in Dent Clin North Am
and referenced in Journal of Depression and Anxiety