Course Description:

This online course qualifies for 2 hours of CE credit that is automatically issued with a digital certificate upon completion.

Learning how to identify whether a patient is a good candidate for oral sedation dentistry is one of the most basic and important steps. This class will help you build confidence in your patient assessment abilities.

Dr. Leslie Fang teaches this valuable 2-hour online refresher course, from a PACE-approved provider which offers a comprehensive look at obtaining accurate patient assessments.

Course Objectives:

  • Learn important components of medical history(63, 92) evaluation
  • Identify eight red flags
  • Understand which flags can be adapted
  • Review risk assessment and ASA classifications(92)

Scientific support and additional resources are available here. 

Who Should Take this Class?

If you've previously attended the Oral Sedation Dentistry course and still have questions about how to best carry out thorough patient evaluations, this class is perfect for you.

Register today to reserve your spot in this valuable online course.

Purchase of this course grants access for one year and requires an internet connection, computer with video and audio capabilities, and in some cases, Adobe Reader to view handouts and articles. 

You can download this course and watch it anywhere using the DOCS APP. Get it on Google Play or the Apple Store.

Watch the video and complete the quiz to earn 2 CE credits.

NOTE: Many dental boards require that a specified portion of your CE credits be via in-person attendance at live courses. Check your state's rules!


(AGD Code - Definition - Hours)

730 Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis, Oral Pathology - 1.5 hours
340 Anesthesia and Pain Management  - .5 hour

Total hours: 2 hours

Original release date: 11/28/2018
Reviewed/Updated: 3/12/2021

DOCS online courses are available to the purchaser for one year from date of purchase.
No refund of course tuition is available.



Dr. Leslie Fang
Dr. Leslie Fang

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.