Anxiolytic therapy. Oral and intravenous sedation. Academic Article uri icon


  • Anxiety associated with dental treatment is a well recognized problem that has a negative impact on patients' willingness to seek care. Today, this anxiety can be controlled by the practitioner. This article describes those techniques for both oral and parenteral administration as well as the pharmacokinetics of the drugs most commonly used for anxiety control.

published proceedings

  • Dent Clin North Am

author list (cited authors)

  • Henderson, B. N., Triplett, R. G., & Gage, T. W.

citation count

  • 6

complete list of authors

  • Henderson, BN||Triplett, RG||Gage, TW

publication date

  • January 1994