Oral Sedation Dentistry Regulations
Effective March 10, 2010: Georgia Board of Dentistry Rule §150- 13-.01 requires dentists to complete at least 24 hours of instructive classroom training with 10 clinical patient experiences, and obtain a permit before providing their adult patients with moderate sedation using oral sedatives.*
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification is also required.
*When the intent is minimal sedation on a patient of any age, formal training is not required, but the ADA guidelines recommend at least 16 hours of training.
Permit Renewal Requirements: Four (4) hours of CE every two (2) years.