Many of our members are not only clinicians, but are academics with graduate degrees. The following are research projects completed by CADA members.


Al-Mowafy AO, Mortality and Morbidity in Office-Based Deep Sedation and General Anaesthesia for Dentistry in Ontario. University of Toronto. 2018


Adams AC, Yaracavitch C, Quiñonez C, Azarpazhooh A. Use of and Access to Deep Sedation and General Anesthesia for Dental Patients: A Survey of Ontario Dentists. J Can Dent Assoc 2017;83:h4

Patodia S, LeBlanc V, Haas DA, Dempster LJ. Ontario Dentists’ Estimation of Patient Interest in Anesthesia. J Can Dent Assoc. 2017 Jan;82:h2.

Ouanounou, A. and Haas, D. A. (2016) ‘Drug therapy during pregnancy: implications for dental practice’, Br Dent J. Nature Publishing Group, 220(8), pp. 413–417. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2016.299.


Kim BJC. Post-anaesthesia Education for Parents of Pediatric Dental Patients having General Anaesthesia: Effect of the Presence of a Recovering Child on Recall and Compliance. University of Toronto. 2016.


Adams A, Access to Deep Sedation and General Anasesthesia Services for Dental Patients: A Survey of Ontario Dentists. University of Toronto. 2015

Wong M, Copp PE, Haas DA. Postoperative Pain in Children After Dentistry Under General Anesthesia. Anesthesia Progress. 2015;62(4):140-152. doi:10.2344/14-27.1.


Chanpong, Brian et al. Real-time ultrasonographic visualization for guided inferior alveolar nerve injection. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology , Volume 115 , Issue 2 , 272 – 276

Patodia, S. Dentists’ Views and Practice of Sedation and General Anaesthesia in Ontario. University of Toronto. 2013.


Marciniak R. Design of an Approach to Characterize CD11b Cre x LoxP BDNF Deletion in Mice: Implications for Neuropathic Pain. University of Toronto. 2012

Zahedi S. Retrospective Review of Dental Local Anesthetic in the United Kingdom. University of Toronto. 2012.\

Yasny, JS, Herlich, A. Perioperative dental evaluation. Mt Sinai J Med. 2012 Jan;79(1):34-45.

Yasny, J, White, J. Environmental implications of anesthetic gases. Anesth Prog. 2012 Winter;59(4):154-8.


Becker DE, Haas DA. Recognition and Management of Complications During Moderate and Deep Sedation. Part 2: Cardiovascular Considerations. Anesthesia Progress. 2011;58(3):126-138. doi:10.2344/0003-3006-58.3.126.

Becker DE, Haas DA. Recognition and Management of Complications During Moderate and Deep Sedation Part 1: Respiratory Considerations. Anesthesia Progress. 2011;58(2):82-92. doi:10.2344/0003-3006-58.2.82.

Toong S. A Systematic Review on the use of Dexmedetomidine as a Sole Agent for Intravenous Moderate Sedation. University of Toronto. 2011

Yasny JS, Stewart, S. Nasal foreign body: an unexpected discovery. Anesth Prog. 2011 Fall;58(3):121-3.

Yasny, JS. Nasal foreign bodies in children: considerations for the anesthesiologist. Paediatr Anaesth. 2011 Nov;21(11):1100-2.


Garisto, G. A., Gaffen, A. S., Lawrence, H. P., Tenenbaum, H. C. and Haas, D. A. (2017) ‘Occurrence of paresthesia after dental local anesthetic administration in the United States’, The Journal of the American Dental Association. Elsevier, 141(7), pp. 836–844. doi: 10.14219/jada.archive.2010.0281.

Haas, DA. Preparing dental office staff members for emergencies: developing a basic action plan. J Am Dent Assoc. 2010 May;141 Suppl 1:8S-13S.

Yasny, JS. Geriatric patients: Oral health and the operating room. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010 Jul;58(7):1382-5.

Yasny, JS. The importance of oral health for cardiothoracic and vascular patients. Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2010 Mar;14(1):38-40.


Gaffen AS, Haas DA. Retrospective review of voluntary reports of nonsurgical paresthesia in dentistry. J Can Dent Assoc. 2009 Oct;75(8):579.

Yarascavitch C, Regehr G, Hodges B, Haas DA. Changes in dental student empathy during training. J Dent Educ. 2009 Apr;73(4):509-17.

Yasny JS. Perioperative dental considerations for the anesthesiologist. Anesth Analg. 2009 May;108(5):1564-73.

Yasny JS, White J. Dental considerations for cardiac surgery. J Card Surg. 2009 Jan-Feb;24(1):64-8.



Donaldson M, Gizzarelli G, Chanpong B. Oral Sedation: A Primer on Anxiolysis for the Adult Patient. Anesthesia Progress. 2007;54(3):118-129. doi:10.2344/0003-3006(2007)54[118:OSAPOA]2.0.CO;2.

Becker DE, Haas DA. Management of Complications During Moderate and Deep Sedation: Respiratory and Cardiovascular Considerations. Anesthesia Progress. 2007;54(2):59-69. doi:10.2344/0003-3006(2007)54[59:MOCDMA]2.0.CO;2.

Yasny JS, Silvay, G. The value of optimizing dentition before cardiac surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2007 Aug;21(4):587-91.


Lacombe, G. F., Leake, J. L., Clokie, C. M. L. and Haas, D. A. (2006) ‘Comparison of Remifentanil With Fentanyl for Deep Sedation in Oral Surgery’, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Elsevier, 64(2), pp. 215–222. doi: 10.1016/j.joms.2005.10.026.

Dionne, R. A., Yagiela, J. A., Coteó, C. J., Donaldson, M., Edwards, M., Greenblatt, D. J., Haas, D., Malviya, S., Milgrom, P., Moore, P. A., Shampaine, G., Silverman, M., Williams, R. L. and Wilson, S. (2017) ‘Balancing efficacy and safety in the use of oral sedation in dental outpatients’, The Journal of the American Dental Association. Elsevier, 137(4), pp. 502–513. doi: 10.14219/jada.archive.2006.0223.


Chanpong B, Haas DA, Locker D. Need and Demand for Sedation or General Anesthesia in Dentistry: A National Survey of the Canadian Population. Anesthesia Progress. 2005;52(1):3-11. doi:10.2344/0003-3006(2005)52[3:NADFSO]2.0.CO;2.

Yasny JS, Soffer, R. A case of a power failure in the operating room. Anesth Prog. 2005 Summer;52(2):65-9.


Tang MLY, Haas DA, Hu JW. Capsaicin-induced joint inflammation is not blocked by local anesthesia. Anesthesia Progress. 2004;51(1):2-9.


Haas DA. Emergency drugs. Dent Clin North Am. 2002 Oct;46(4):815-30.

Haas DA. An update on local anesthetics in dentistry. J Can Dent Assoc. 2002 Oct;68(9):546-51.


Wong, J. K., Haas, D. A. and Hu, J. W. (2001) ‘Local Anesthesia Does Not Block Mustard-Oil-Induced Temporomandibular Inflammation’, Anesthesia & Analgesia, 92(4). Available at: http://journals.lww.com/anesthesia-analgesia/Fulltext/2001/04000/Local_Anesthesia_Does_Not_Block.43.aspx.


Nkansah, P. J., Haas, D. A. and Saso, M. A. (1997) ‘Mortality incidence in outpatient anesthesia for dentistry in Ontario’, Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontics. Elsevier, 83(6), pp. 646–651. doi: 10.1016/S1079-2104(97)90312-7.

* Our members have been conducting high quality and useful research for decades.  What is listed on this page is merely a small sample of recent articles.