Who can Benefit from General Anesthesia?

Fear & Anxiety

According to Colgate, between 9% and 15% of Americans avoid going to the dentist due to fear and anxiety. General anesthesia can help alleviate your worries.

Special Needs

Juveniles and adults who are uncooperative or have certain medical conditions will require general anesthesia to receive dental care.

Lengthy Procedures

Patients requiring longer or more complex procedures will typically have a more pleasant experience under general anesthesia.

About Dr. Christine Son

Dr. Son completed her dental anesthesiology training at the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. During her 3-year residency program, Dr. Son received extensive training in dental anesthesia at the Koppel Special Care Dentistry Center treating both pediatric patients and adult patients with various special needs . In addition, she completed hospital rotations in internal medicine, cardiology, emergency, and medical anesthesia.

Prior to her training in dental anesthesiology, she completed her Doctorate in Dental Surgery also at the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry and her Bachelor of Science at Andrews University in Michigan.

Dr. Son holds a dental license and a general anesthesia permit issued by the Dental Board of California. She also holds certificates for Basic Life Support & Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (BLS & CPR), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Advanced Cardiac Life Support: Experienced Provider (ACLS).

Contact Dr. Son

serving southern California from Orange County to San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Los Angeles Counties.


Christine A. Son, DDS
(949) 445-6049
(949) 209-3234 Fax

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