Ohio: Oral, Pedatric and IV Sedation Dentistry Regulations

The Ohio State Dental Board requires a dentist to complete a 60-hour IV sedation course, administer 20 clinical patient cases, and obtain a permit before providing oral or IV conscious sedation to dental patients.*

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*The Ohio State Dental Board does not currently require formal training before providing single- dose oral conscious sedation to adult dental patients, but the ADA guidelines recommend 16 hours training for minimal sedation.

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Ohio: Pediatric Sedation Dentistry Regulations

Sedation dentistry for children is a unique science and requires pediatric-specific training. The standard of care for providing pediatric sedation requires several hours of instructive classroom training with clinically-oriented experiences. Learn more about Pediatric Sedation Training Courses availabe nationwide.

IV Sedation Regulations

Most states require dentists to complete a 60-hour didactic course followed by 20 actual clinical patient cases of IV administration plus a permit in order to provide their patients with IV sedation. Find an IV Sedation Training course