Graduate from a Dental school accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation.
Dentists administering anesthesia or sedation (other than nitrous oxide inhalation or anxiolysis) must obtain a permit from the Board. Click on "What's New" for more information.
Once attained, the conscious sedation permit is renewed automatically at the time of license renewal without further education.
Airway Management or ACLS must be current to practice conscious sedation.
Approved Courses To Date
Note to Conscious Sedation Training Providers
The permit application includes form # 2758 for training providers to verify that courses already provided to individuals meet the requirements. Providers must return verification directly to DSPS.
If providers have not been board-approved, they may apply for approval by submitting a syllabus that specifies the content, hours and clinical cases contained in the training to Office of Education and Examinations, Department of Safety and Professional Services, PO Box 8935 Madison, WI 53708. The materials will be referred to the Dentistry Examining Board for review.
CPR and AED must be current to practice dentistry.