South Carolina Dental Sedation Information


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

  • Types of sedation permits the state of South Carolina 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 South Carolina’s Anesthesia Rules
    • See SECTION 40-15-400 for minimal, moderate enteral, and moderate parenteral sedation
    • See SECTION 40-15-420 for CE requirements
  • The ADA Sedation Guidelines. Click Here to View the ADA Guidelines
    • See page 14 for minimal sedation

TYPES OF SEDATION PERMITS

South Carolina requires training for moderate enteral (Oral) sedation as well as for moderate parenteral (IV) sedation. The ADMA offers courses that satisfy the requirements each of these permits.

To administer minimal sedation to patients, the ADA 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 enteral sedation permit, South Carolina requires 24 hours of didactic instruction and 10 cases commensurate with each intended route of administration. The ADMA offers training that meets these requirements at select courses. Call (855) 406-7671 to speak with a live Course Director who will help you find the course that meets the clinical requirements. Ensure you select a course that includes the clinical component. You can view our upcoming courses at the link below.

Click here to view ADMA Moderate Enteral Sedation Courses.

Click here to view Pediatric Moderate Enteral Sedation Courses.

To obtain a moderate parenteral (IV) sedation permit, South Carolina requires 60 hours of didactic instruction and 20 cases commensurate with each intended route of administration. The ADMA offers training that meets these requirements.

Click here to view qualifying Moderate Parenteral Sedation Courses.

CE REQUIREMENTS TO MAINTAIN YOUR PERMIT

South Carolina dentists with sedation permits require 4 hours of CE every 2 years. This can be completed via a 1-day ADMA CE course. Select your type of sedation below to see the available course dates.

Moderate Enteral Sedation CE Courses.

Pediatric Moderate Enteral Sedation CE Courses.

Parenteral Moderate Sedation CE Courses.

DISCLAIMER

This page was last updated 04 April 2024. Your state dental board will have the most current regulatory information.