Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Balanced Pharma’s acid-free anesthetic cartridge gets patent
Balanced Pharma has received a second U.S. patent for its local anesthetics cartridge technology.
May 26, 2023
3M inks deal to sell its dental anesthetic assets for $70M
3M plans to sell assets associated with its dental local anesthetic business in Germany to pharmaceutical service provider Pierrel for $70 million.
May 8, 2023
How to identify anesthesia emergence delirium in pediatric patients
Certain behaviors, including tensed eyelids, indicate that pediatric dental patients are experiencing delirium as they awaken from anesthesia.
April 28, 2023
Does sedation affect kids’ dental fear?
The progression of children’s dental fear may not solely depend on the type of sedation they receive during treatment.
April 6, 2023
Local anesthesia may be linked to woman's tongue paralysis
A woman experienced tongue paralysis after the administration of local infiltration anesthesia for a dental restoration procedure, according to a case report published in
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Cases
March 20, 2023
Sedative-induced fantasies may be rare risk to dentists
Hallucinated sexual assaults and erotic fantasies induced by sedatives, including midazolam, may occur during procedures like dental restorations, putting clinicians at risk of legal troubles, according to a review published on March 9 in the
Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
March 13, 2023
CDA calls for changes to sedation permits
The California Dental Association (CDA) is asking the California Dental Board to adjust its training requirements for moderate sedation permits, as well as onsite inspections and evaluations.
February 16, 2023
Anesthesia & Pain Management Insider: Melatonin may reduce pain, swelling after 3rd molar surgery
February 15, 2023
How cannabis affects vital signs, sedation for oral surgery
Patients undergoing IV sedation who test positive for cannabis may have vital signs and anesthetic requirements similar to those who don't have the drug in their systems, according to a small study published recently in the
Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
February 9, 2023
What you need to know about anesthesia and the climate crisis
Clinicians can reduce the amount of anesthetic gas, including nitrous oxide, used during procedures without negatively affecting patient care and help fight global warming, according to research presented at the American Society of Anesthesiologists Advance 2023 event.
January 29, 2023
Tekmika Health signs deal with Milestone Scientific
Tekmika Health Technologies has signed a deal to exclusively distribute Milestone Scientific's single-tooth anesthesia system in Brazil.
January 11, 2023
How to better predict a patient's risk of postsurgical pain
Clinical factors, including pain severity before and during root canals, may better predict the risk of postoperative pain than sociodemographic characteristics such as race and income, according to a study published in
Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology
January 2, 2023
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