Delaware Dental Sedation Information

This page is designed specifically for dentists intending to practice sedation in the state of Delaware. Below, you will find:

  • Types of sedation permits the state of Delaware offers
  • The requirements to obtain and maintain those permits
  • A selection of ADMA courses that will fulfill those requirements
  • Your state board’s regulation resources. Click Here to View Delaware’s Anesthesia Rules
    • See Section 7.0 Anesthesia Regulations

Types of Sedation Permits

Delaware requires training for nitrous oxide inhalation only and conscious (IV) sedation. The ADMA offers courses that satisfy these requirements.

To obtain a nitrous oxide inhalation only, Restricted Permit II, Delaware requires a minimum of 14 instructional hours including supervised clinical experience in managing patients.

Click here to view qualifying Oral Sedation Courses.

To obtain a conscious (IV) sedation, Restricted Permit I, Delaware requires a minimum of 60 hours of instruction, including management of at least 20 patients. The ADMA offers training that meets these requirements as well.

Click here to view qualifying IV Sedation Courses.

CE Requirements to Maintain your Permit

Delaware dentists with sedation permits require 6 hours of CE every 6 years. This can be completed via a 1-day ADMA CE course. Select your type of sedation below to see the available course dates.

Conscious (IV) Sedation CE Courses


This page was last updated 12 February 2024. Your state dental board will have the most current regulatory information.