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Children's Center for Dentistry
GREGORY DIETZ DMD

When is general anesthesia appropriate?

When a child has severe anxiety, sensory issues, or a developmental or health condition that makes it difficult to provide appropriate dental care, or when extensive and complex dental care is necessary, general anesthesia may be appropriate.

If Dr. Greg feels that general anesthesia is appropriate for your child, he will discuss the situation with you to explain how the process works. General anesthesia is not performed here in our dental office but at one of our local hospitals.

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We would like to limit the spread of COVID-19 in our community by asking patients to call and reschedule if you have any COVID-19 symptoms, if you have been in contact with anyone with COVID-19, or you have traveled to a COVID-19 hot spot or out of state within the past two weeks. In addition, we are limiting only one parent/guardian to accompany our patients unless otherwise agreed upon. All persons that enter our building are to wear masks and are asked to keep a minimum social distance of 6 feet.