Oral Health

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Posted by: Nish | 2012/10/03

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Cavitity filling options

My 6yrd old son recently had his first dental check up where we discovered he requires about 10 fillings. He still has all his milk teeth. the dentist has suggested conscious sedation or GA in theatre. I am reluctant and since the''gas''is no longer available, am leaning toward the injection. and what are the side effects/risks of the former options?

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Oral health expert

I would prefer GA for my own children as opposed to conscious sedation.
The side effects/risks need to be discussed in detail- ask your dentist to explain these to you

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Posted by: dental expert | 2012/10/03

I would prefer GA for my own children as opposed to conscious sedation.
The side effects/risks need to be discussed in detail- ask your dentist to explain these to you

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