Dental Anesthesiology

Dentist Anesthesiologist (DA) have the opportunity to help patients undergo Dental and Oral Surgery treatment that they may not otherwise be able to receive by providing advanced sedation and general anesthesia care. While a majority of Dentist Anesthesiologists provide anesthesia services for other dentists in their offices, Dentist Anesthesiologists also practice in surgery centers, hospitals, and in educational institutions to share their training in pain and anxiety control with colleagues and future dentists.

Dentist Anesthesiologists receive specialized, hospital-based training in areas including pharmacology, internal medicine, emergency medicine, and Pediatric and adult Anesthesiology. There is a particular emphasis on improving patient safety in Dentistry and some pursue research related to all areas of Anesthesiology.