General anesthesia is another form of sedation used in pediatric dentistry.

This procedure is considered an effective way to provide safe dental care, to eliminate anxiety and to aid in treatment of the mentally, physically, or medi¬cally compromised patient by reducing unpleasant movement and reaction to dental treatment.

While you are under general anesthesia, you cannot easily be awakened until the effect of the anesthesia wear off or are reversed with medication.

General anesthesia is one visit treatment and must be done in a hospital because it makes the child’s whole body go to sleep. GA is a pain free method; besides, the child has no memory of it.