Program Track: Periodontal-Systemic Relationships
Moderator: Edwin Ginsberg
Speaker: Ralph Epstein
This presentation will be a comprehensive review of moderate sedation. Some of the topics to be discussed are pharmacology, patient oriented monitoring, evaluation and treatment of patients with hypertension, diabetes, coronary artery disease, obesity, obstructive sleep apnea and treatment of the most difficult group of healthy patients-adolescents.
- Evaluate how to evaluate the periodontal patient with medical comorbidities who requires moderate sedation or deep sedation/general anesthesia.
- Understand how to rescue the patient when the level of sedation is deeper than intended.