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Dental Anesthesia / Sedation

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State Education, Department of

Dentists who use anesthesia need a certificate from the New York State Department of Education (NYSDOE).



Three certificates are available. Each certificate has different requirements and limits:
  • The General Anesthesia certificate is for general anesthesia, deep sedation, or conscious sedation;
  • The Parenteral Conscious Sedation certificate is only for conscious sedation; and
  • The Enteral Conscious Sedation certificate is only for conscious sedation in the mouth.
All applicants must be currently licensed and registered dentists in New York State.

NYS Education Department

Address
Office of the Professions
Registration Unit, State Education Building
2nd Floor
Albany, NY 12234-1000
Phone (518) 474-3817
Fax (518) 402-2323

TDD/TTY: (518) 473-1426

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