General Anaesthetic for patients requiring SCD in North America
Dr. Caputo is a Diplomat of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology and is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists. Dr. Caputo is Past President of the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists and he serves as an Assistant Program Director in Arizona for Lutheran Medical Center’s Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency and is Faculty with the Dental Anesthesia and Pediatric Dentistry Residency programs. Dr. Caputo is
a journal reviewer for Special Care in Dentistry and teaches at the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health. He is a sedation and anesthesia evaluator for the Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners and serves on the Anesthesia Committee for the
Board as well as being an Anesthesia expert for the Board.
In this presentation which was given as a keynote at the IADH 2014 Congress in Berlin he outlines the principles of GA for patients requiring special care dentistry including airway assessment and patient selection.