Anesthesia and dental implantation for beginners (Part 2)

Let’s have a look at these types of anesthesia for dental implantation. There are general anesthesia, combined anesthesia and deep sedation.

What are the indications and contraindications to use general anesthesia during dental implantation surgery?

Indications for implantation under general anesthesia:

– You can use this form of anesthesia if the patient has an allergic reaction to a local anesthetics.

– One more indication is a low pain threshold of the patient.

– gag reflex is also an indicator for general anesthesia.

– history of cardiovascular disease and hypertension, and experiencing the fear of implantation are considered as indicator for general anesthesia.

Contraindications to implantation under general anesthesia:

– First of all, an anesthesiologist should figure out all the peculiarities of health of the patient, as well as taken medications.

– General anesthesia nickname in any case can not be used if the patient has in the past had severe kidney or liver disease.

– If your patient had a myocardial infarction less than six months ago, the general anesthesia is not recommended

– You should consider another method of pain relief during dental implant if the patient has heart disease and heart failure.

– Poor circulation in the brain is a serious contraindication to local anesthesia.

– General anesthesia is contraindicated to patients with acute exacerbation of asthma and respiratory diseases.

In some cases, the implant is used combined anesthesia. This is an intermediate step, which combines the use of not only a local anesthetic, but also the use of sedatives. After this type of anesthesia the patient arrives in the mind, but not in pain.

Sedation is a new generation of anesthesia. Thanks to sedative drugs the patient is immersed in a state close to sleep at a time from 2 to 10 hours. This type of anesthesia can not only save the patient from feelings of fear and operations, but also to maintain contact between him and the patient. For this type of anesthesia, and no contraindications after implantation patient can get home.

When choosing analgesics is very important to make the right choice based on their previous experience and the state of health of the patient.