Michigan Dental Sedation Information

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

  • Types of sedation permits the state of Michigan offers
  • The requirements to obtain and maintain those permits
  • A selection of ADMA courses that will fulfill those requirements
  • Links to your state board’s website resources. Click Here to View Michigan’s Anesthesia Rules
    • See page 55-56 of the pdf

Dentists: Types of Sedation Permits

Michigan requires training for minimal and moderate sedation. The ADMA offers courses that satisfy these requirements.

To administer minimal or moderate sedation to patients, Michigan requires a comprehensive training program in moderate sedation, which must include 60 hours of classroom training and hands-on interaction in moderate sedation with 20 patients. The ADMA offers training that exceeds these requirements.

Click here to view qualifying Moderate Sedation Courses.

Dentists: CE Requirements to Maintain your Permit

Michigan dentists are required to complete 60 CE credits every 3 years. The ADMA offers CE courses that qualify for 10 CE credits per day of training. Find links to qualifying sedation CE courses below.

Moderate Sedation CE Courses

Assistants & Hygienists: Sedation Training Required

Any allied dental personnel and dental therapists that are directly involved in the procedure shall complete a course in managing medical emergencies that includes current monitoring guidelines for adults. The ADMA offers courses that satisfy these requirements.

Click here to view qualifying Assistant Moderate Sedation Courses.


This page was last updated 14 March 2024. Your state dental board will have the most current regulatory information.