Pediatric Anesthesiologist and Sedation Dentistry

Meet Dr. Dennis Stone

Pediatric Anesthesiologist Dr. Dennis StoneMost dental procedures in children are completed using local anesthesia, however, very young, fearful or uncooperative children also require sedation. Intravenous (IV) sedation is a deep sleep that insulates your child from the stress and discomfort associated with dental procedures.

At Weaver & Stratton, our pediatric dentists use sedation dentistry with the assistance of Dr. Dennis Stone.

Dr. Stone is a pediatric anesthesiologist, a medical doctor who has completed specialty training in anesthesiology and extra training in anesthesia for infants and children.

Dr. Dennis Stone was certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in 1980 and earned his recertification in 1993. He received his medical degree from the University of Miami in 1976 and completed a 3-year residency in Anesthesiology at The University of Florida. He served a pediatric anesthesia fellowship at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and a pediatric cardiovascular anesthesiology fellowship at the University of Alabama.

Dr. Stone has practiced pediatric anesthesiology for over 21 years at The Wolfson Children's Hospital, where he served as Director of the Pediatric Anesthesia Department, Director of Outpatient Surgical Services, Director of Pain Management Services. He was also a founding member of the Division of Anesthesiology of The Nemours Children's Clinic.

Since 1998, he has provided I.V. sedation care for children in pediatric dental offices in the NE Florida and SE Georgia areas. For much more information and and frequently asked questions about IV sedation procedures, please visit the Pediatric Dental Anesthesiology Associates' (PDAA) website at

At Weaver & Stratton we provide children with the best dental care. We always want children to have a great experience when they visit our office. If your child has a fear about coming to the dentist, sedation dentistry may help your child have a positive experience. Contact Weaver & Stratton and speak with our pediatric dentist to learn more about sedation dentistry. From your child's first visit to the dentist to regular teeth cleanings; your child will have a positive experience.

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