Oklahoma Dental Sedation Information


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

  • Types of sedation permits the state of Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma’s Anesthesia Rules
    • See page 23-24 of the pdf for enteral pediatric conscious sedation
    • See page 26 of the pdf for adult parenteral conscious sedation
  • The ADA Sedation Guidelines. Click Here to View the ADA Guidelines
      • See page 14 for minimal sedation

Types of Sedation Permits

Oklahoma requires training for pediatric enteral conscious sedation and adult parenteral conscious sedation. The ADMA offers courses that satisfy these requirements.

To administer minimal sedation to adult 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 Minimal Sedation Courses.

To obtain an enteral pediatric conscious sedation permit for patients 12 years of age or under, Oklahoma requires 16 hours of training in enteral conscious sedation techniques. The ADMA offers training that exceeds these requirements.

Click here to view qualifying Enteral Pediatric Conscious Sedation Courses.

To obtain an adult parenteral (IV) conscious sedation permit, Oklahoma requires a minimum of 60 hours training in parenteral conscious sedation techniques. The ADMA offers training that exceeds these requirements.

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

CE Requirements to Maintain your Permit

Oklahoma dentists with sedation permits require 6 hours of CE every 3 years. This can be completed via a 1-day ADMA CE course. Select your type of sedation below to see the available course dates.

Adult Minimal Sedation CE Courses

Enteral Pediatric Conscious Sedation CE Courses

Adult Parenteral (IV) Conscious Sedation CE Courses

Disclaimer

This page was last updated 28 March 2024. Your state dental board will have the most current regulatory information.