International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research
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International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2014, 2(6B), 9-11
DOI: 10.12691/ijdsr-2-6B-3
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Dental Complications of Intubation in Pediatric Patients and Its Management

Anitha Chinnappa1 and Zeenath Ambareen2

1Nsvk Dental College

2Sriddhartha Dental College

Pub. Date: December 18, 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry)

Cite this paper:
Anitha Chinnappa and Zeenath Ambareen. Dental Complications of Intubation in Pediatric Patients and Its Management. International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2014; 2(6B):9-11. doi: 10.12691/ijdsr-2-6B-3

Abstract

Perioperative dental damage is one of the most common anesthesia-related adverse events and is responsible for the greatest number of malpractice claims against anesthesiologists .Minimizing dental injuries begins with the anesthesiologist’s preoperative assessment of the patient’s dentition and intraoral tissues. Exercising cautionary measures during provocative events, such as laryngoscopy and tracheal extubation, can aid in the prevention of dental trauma. In the event of such an injury, several management tactics can promote a swift and reasonable resolution. Upon discovery of a potentially hazardous dental condition, a consultation with a dentist should be considered before proceeding with the surgical procedure.

Keywords:
intubation dental complications pediatric patient

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