Code of Alabama - Title 34: Professions and Businesses - Section 34-9-81 - Permits required

Section 34-9-81 - Permits required.

In order to administer oral conscious sedation, a dentist must possess a general anesthesia permit, a parenteral sedation permit, or an oral conscious sedation permit from the board. In order to receive an oral conscious sedation permit, the dentist must apply on a prescribed application form to the board and submit an application fee. The dentist applying for the permit must show evidence that he or she has done at least one of the following:

(1) Has completed an American Dental Association accredited postgraduate general dentistry or specialty residency program which included specific training in oral conscious sedation.

(2) Has completed a minimum of 16 hours' training in oral conscious sedation in a course approved by the board.

(3) Has certification of training in oral conscious sedation by any entity or organization approved by the board.

(Act 2005-298, 1st Sp. Sess., p. 563, §2; Act 2009-18, p. 43, §5.)

Last modified: May 3, 2021