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Dental implants with general anesthesia

04/02/2008

Question:

how common is it for oral surgeons to use general anesthesia to put in dental implants?? my oral surgeon plans to do this and i wonder how common this is.

Answer:

For larger cases, it is fairly common. For one tooth, uncommon.

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Response by:

Julie A Holloway, DDS, MS, FACP Julie A Holloway, DDS, MS, FACP
Associate Professor of Restorative and Prosthetic Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University