Course Description:

California Adult Oral Sedation Recertification - Updated with Online Credit Hours*


Maintain Your Permit and Keep Your Skills Current

The California Adult Oral Sedation Recertification Course now offers half of the seven qualifying hours online.* You only need to attend class on the morning of Saturday, October 24th. You can complete the remainder of the course material at home. 

You want to provide your patients with the safest, most advanced, comprehensive care available. And California requires you to meet certain recertification requirements to maintain your Adult Oral Conscious Sedation permit anyway, right?

This course, taught by our distinguished faculty, will fulfill California's recertification requirements and deliver a unique educational experience that is at once enriching, stimulating, and fun.

The combination of live and online lectures affords California dentists 7.5 CE credit hours and completely updates and refreshes attendees on the pharmacology and proven DOCS Education oral sedation protocols that dentists must have to keep patients safe. Material covered includes:

  • The most recent developments in oral sedation protocols and pharmacology
  • Updating your patient assessment techniques based on new medical criteria
  • Re-examining the best sedative for each patient based on the latest drugs and their interactions
  • Getting current on the Standard of Care doctrine for monitoring
  • And much, much, more…

Taught by world-class educator, Dr. Anthony Feck, this course will fulfill California’s and most states’ recertification requirements.


The Payoff

After just one day, you’ll return to your practice with a renewed confidence in your oral sedation mastery, a deeper sense of professional satisfaction, and fresh inspiration to continue in the service of your patients and community.

DOCS Education, an AGD PACE provider since 2000, is the nation’s premiere educator of safe sedation dentistry protocols, having trained more than 23,000 dentists.

Dentists and their team members consistently rank DOCS Education seminars among the best training opportunities out there.


“As a doctor who has countless hours of CE, the thing that impressed me most was not that the information was communicated in a fun and professional way, but that it was effectively communicated in a fun and professional way.”

- Chad Latino, DDS


“Attending DOCS Education courses has made me a better dentist and transformed my career.”

- Dr. Richard Gesker


Register now and join the tens of thousands of other respected dentists who rely on DOCS Education to help maintain oral sedation as a successful part of their dental practice.



During this 1-day recertification course, you'll review critical safety factors for treating the sedation patient, expand on your knowledge of sedation pharmacology, and update airway management and monitoring methods.


  • Serving the needs of adult patients with varying-length appointments
  • Nine crucial safety provisions for both patient and practitioner
  • Methods to readily, but safely increase or decrease the level of sedation
  • Techniques to assess patient variability and ensure best drug choice
  • Interactive polling throughout the course to help you retain knowledge
  • Procedures for assessing which patients are appropriate for sedation
  • How to use a simplified approach to pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics to select a drug that meets your individual patient's needs
  • Interpreting and understanding respiratory function tests
  • Case reports that will test your knowledge
  • The do’s and dont’s of treating patients with COPD
  • How to treat patients with Sleep Apnea

*The class on Saturday, October 24th is from 8 am to 12 noon and serves to renew your California oral conscious sedation permit.  The additional 3-½ hours are provided as online content and will cover topics in detail such as patient assessment, respiratory diseases, COPD, asthma, and sleep apnea.


Dr. Anthony Feck

How can I meet my state’s requirements?

To learn more about how DOCS Education’s full range of courses can satisfy your state’s regulatory requirements, visit This unique online resource is kept up-to-date with the latest in sedation legislation by DOCS Education’s fulltime regulatory counsel. Contact one of our course advisers with any questions or visit our course listings to see upcoming classes and locations.

DOCS Education courses carry the AGD PACE certification

DOCS Education is the nation’s premier provider of safe sedation and advanced dentistry education, having trained almost 24,000 dentists. Since 2000, our courses have been accepted by the AGD for Fellowship/Mastership and membership maintenance credit. We offer extensive CE opportunities, both in-person and online, that meet your needs.

What is DOCS Education?

DOCS Education is an exclusive community of professionals serving at the forefront of dentistry. We offer world-class courses on safe sedation and advanced dentistry, relying on instructors who are consistently ranked among the very best in the nation. We also are a supportive network of members who guide one another to be better, more confident, more successful dentists.