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Electromyography: Its Potential as an Adjunct to Other Monitored Parameters During Conscious Sedation in Children Receiving Dental Treatment

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of a combination of a low dose of chloral hydrate and hydroxyzine on the …
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Pharmacologic Behavior Management for Pediatric Dental Treatment

Dental abnormalities, including dental caries and soft-tissue and hard-tissue anomalies, are common in children. Although the prevalence of dental caries in children has reportedly …
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A history of sedation guidelines: where we are headed in the future

The development and implementation of guide lines probably elicits more controversy and emotional fury than any other activity professional organizations undertake. Sedation guidelines, both …
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Time course of the discomfort in young patients undergoing orthodontic treatment

Discomfort may accompany orthodontic movement of teeth. The purpose of this study was to determine the time envelope of discomfort induced in young patients …
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Maternal perceptions of child behavior: handicapped versus nonhandicapped

This study compares the ratings of child behavior in short stories by mothers of children with handicapping conditions versus those whose children had no …
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A comparison of opinions from parents of disabled and non-disabled children on behavior management techniques used in dentistry

The purposes of this study were to compare the acceptance of pediatric dental behavioral management techniques by 40 parents of children with disabilities with …
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Project USAP 2010: Use of Sedative Agents in Pediatric Dentistry—a 25-year Follow-up Survey

Purpose: A 25-year follow-up survey was conducted among members of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) to explore changes in the use of …
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