Rhode Island Dental Sedation Information


THIS PAGE IS DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR DENTISTS INTENDING TO PRACTICE SEDATION IN THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND. BELOW, YOU WILL FIND:

  • Types of sedation permits the state of Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island’s Anesthesia Rules
    • See 2.11 for minimal and moderate sedation
    • See 2.6 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

TYPES OF SEDATION PERMITS

Rhode Island requires training for minimal sedation and moderate sedation. The ADMA offers courses that can satisfy the requirements for minimal sedation and moderate sedation.

To obtain a minimal sedation permit, Rhode Island requires training in minimal sedation consistent with the ADA Guidelines which is 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.

Click here to view qualifying Pediatric Minimal Sedation Courses.

To obtain a moderate sedation permit, Rhode Island requires a minimum of 60 hours of training plus the management of at least 20 case experiences. In addition, Rhode Island requires completion of a board approved simulation course that uses high fidelity human simulation. The ADMA offers training that meets these requirements.

Click here to view qualifying Moderate Sedation Courses.

CE REQUIREMENTS TO MAINTAIN YOUR PERMIT

Rhode Island 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.

Adult Minimal Sedation CE Courses

Pediatric Minimal Sedation CE Courses

Moderate Sedation CE Courses

DISCLAIMER

This page was last updated 03 April 2024. Your state dental board will have the most current regulatory information.