|Classification||Dental and Anesthesia Considerations|
|A patients without systemic disease,normal patient.||
Routine dental therapy without modification. Good risk for treatment with anesthetic modality.
|A patient with mild systemic disease.||
Routine dental therapy with possible treatment limitations or special considerations(duration of therapy, stress of therapy, possible sedation and medical consultation).
|A patient with severe systemic disease that limits activity but is not incapacitating.||
Dental therapy with possible strict limitations or special considerations. Anesthetic modalities generally contraindicated on an outpatient basis.
|A patient with incapacitating systemic disease that is a constant threat of life.||
Emergency dental therapy only with severe limitations or special considerations. Anesthetic modalities in the dental office absolutely contraindicated.