New Jersey Dental Sedation Information

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

  • Types of sedation permits the state of New Jersey 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 Jersey’s Anesthesia Rules
    • See page 71 for parenteral (IV) conscious sedation
    • See page 82 for enteral sedation

Types of Sedation Permits

New Jersey requires training for enteral and parenteral (IV) conscious sedation. The ADMA offers courses that satisfy these requirements.

To obtain an adult or pediatric enteral sedation permit, New Jersey requires 40 hours of didactic training in enteral sedation. The ADMA is board-approved for its adult and pediatric enteral sedation courses.

Click here to view qualifying Adult Enteral Sedation Courses.

Click here to view qualifying Pediatric Enteral Sedation Courses.

To obtain an adult parenteral (IV) conscious sedation permit, New Jersey requires a minimum of 40 hours of didactic instruction and 40 hours of supervised clinical training which includes managing patient care for 20 patients. The ADMA is board-approved for its adult parenteral (IV) conscious sedation course.

Click here to view qualifying Parenteral (IV) Conscious Sedation Courses.

CE Requirements to Maintain your Permit

New Jersey dentists with sedation permits are required to complete 20 CE credit every 2 years. This can be completed via a 2-day ADMA CE course. Find links to qualifying sedation CE courses below.

Adult Enteral Sedation CE Courses

Pediatric Enteral Sedation CE Courses

Parenteral (IV) Conscious Sedation CE Courses

Assistants & Hygienists: Sedation Training Required

For parenteral (IV) conscious sedation, New Jersey Requires at least one staff member to be trained in monitoring and emergency response. The ADMA offers training that meets this requirement.

Click here to view qualifying Dental Assisting Parenteral (IV) Conscious Sedation Courses.


This page was last updated 21 March 2024. Your state dental board will have the most current regulatory information