• David Offord


    Dr David Offord is a specialist in oral surgery and practice principal at Vermilion, a private referral-only dental clinic in Edinburgh.

    He has worked with Dr Ross Paterson, a consultant in Critical Care at the Western General Hospital, and offers anaesthetist-led conscious sedation for patients at Vermilion, for more than two years performing lengthy implant surgeries under conscious sedation using midazolam, propofol and alfentanil.

    These procedures commonly last three to four hours and may involve bimaxillary dental clearance, immediate placement of up to eight implants followed by immediate loading with provisional prostheses.

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