Mississippi Dental Sedation Information


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

  • Types of sedation permits the state of Mississippi 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 Mississippi’s Anesthesia Rules
    • See page 7 for Class 3 minimal sedation
    • See page 5 for Class 2 moderate sedation
    • See page 11 for CE requirements

Types of Sedation Permits

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

To obtain a Class 3 adult minimal sedation permit for patients 13 years of age or older, Mississippi requires 25 hours of didactic instruction plus 20 clinically-oriented patient experiences. The ADMA offers training that exceeds these requirements.

Click here to view qualifying Class 3 Adult Sedation Courses.

To obtain a Class 3 pediatric endorsement (for patients 8-12 years of age), Mississippi requires 22 hours of instruction after adult training which includes 10 live patient experiences for pediatric moderate sedation. The ADMA offers training that meets these requirements at select courses throughout the year. You can speak directly to an ADMA Course Specialist to learn which of our upcoming courses contain your clinical case requirements by calling (855) 406-7671.

Click here to view qualifying Class 3 Pediatric Sedation Courses.

To obtain a Class 2 adult moderate sedation permit, Mississippi requires a minimum of 60 hours of didactic instruction plus individually-managed personal administration of moderate sedation to at least 20 individuals. The ADMA offers training that exceeds these requirements.

Click here to view qualifying Class 2 Adult Sedation Courses.

To obtain a Class 2 pediatric endorsement (for patients 7 years of age and younger), Mississippi requires 22 hours of instruction after adult training which includes ten 10 live patient experiences for pediatric moderate sedation. The ADMA offers training that meets these requirements at select courses throughout the year. You can speak directly to an ADMA Course Specialist to learn which of our upcoming courses contain your clinical case requirements by calling (855) 406-7671.

Click here to view qualifying Class 2 Pediatric Sedation Courses.

CE Requirements to Maintain your Permit

Mississippi dentists with sedation permits require 8 hours of CE every 2 years and a simulation CE course every 6 years. In addition, sedation facilities must provide emergency management training in the form of drills or simulation for their staff on a quarterly basis. The ADMA provides training that exceeds these requirements. Find links to qualifying sedation CE courses below.

Class 3 Adult Sedation CE Courses

Class 2 & 3 Pediatric Sedation CE Courses

Class 3 Adult Sedation CE Courses

Disclaimer

This page was last updated 15 March 2024. Your state dental board will have the most current regulatory information.