New Hampshire Dental Sedation Information

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

  • Types of sedation permits the state of New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire’s Anesthesia Rules
    • See Den 304.04 for moderate sedation
    • See Den 304.06 for minimal sedation
    • See Den 403.03 for CE requirements
  • The ADA Sedation Guidelines. Click Here to View the ADA Guidelines
    • See page 14 for minimal sedation
    • See page 17 for moderate sedation

Dentists: Types of Sedation Permits

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

To administer minimal sedation to patients, the American Dental Association Guidelines indicate a minimum of 16 hours of training plus clinically-oriented experiences. The ADMA offers training that exceeds these requirements.

Click here to view qualifying Oral Sedation Courses.

To obtain a moderate sedation, restricted permit for post-pubertal patients, the dentist must have met the moderate sedation requirements described in the ADA Guidelines for Teaching Pain Control and Sedation to Dentists and Dental Students. The ADA Guidelines state training must include a minimum of 60 hours of instruction plus administration of sedation for a least 20 individually managed patients. The ADMA offers training that meets these requirements.

Click here to view qualifying Moderate Sedation Courses.

Dentists: CE Requirements to Maintain your Permit

New Hampshire dentists are required to complete 40 CE credit every 2 years. The ADMA offers CE courses that qualify for 10 CE credits per day of training. Find links to qualifying sedation CE courses below.

Pediatric Moderate Sedation CE Courses

Adult Moderate Sedation CE Courses


This page was last updated 19 March 2024. Your state dental board will have the most current regulatory information.