Oral Sedation Dentistry Regulations
North Dakota State Board of Dental Examiners Rule §20-02-01-05(2)(b) requires a dentist to complete at least 24 hours of instructive classroom training, document 3 live patient experiences, and obtain a permit before providing their adult patients with minimal and moderate sedation using oral sedatives (incl. Valium®)* For a list of 2012 dates and locations go to
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification is also required.
*Minimal sedation with nitrous requires a 16-hour minimal sedation permit. Minimal sedation without nitrous does not require a permit.