Sedation is becoming more and more popular in dentist offices, even for pediatric care, but is it safe for children? It's a fair question for parents who want to make the experience of going to the dentist less stressful for their kids or whose children need more extensive dental care. Sedation and anesthesia are both tools in pediatric dentistry, and as parents, you need to understand how they work and what is and isn't safe for kids.

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