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Physical scoring system for Dental treatment and Anesthesia

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.

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