Course Description:

Sedation dentistry is a team sport, and investing in their training virtually ensures a thriving practice and happy patients. Your team will learn everything necessary to implement sedation dentistry so you can concentrate on the clinical side of dentistry. 

In this course, your team will be equipped to provide an even higher quality of care for your patients; they will realize a new level of ownership and pride as your company culture and team-building rise to new heights.

What They'll Learn

  • Why perform sedation? Learn the benefits of adding oral sedation to the practice.
  • Examining the patient psyche. Learn how patients with dental anxiety see the world and how to successfully work with the Sedation protocols.
  • Learn about the pre-sedation workup of the patient, how to conduct the sedation and recordkeeping requirements.
  • Monitoring of patients. Review capnography basics, monitoring vital signs and more.
  • Marketing methodologies that start with the team. Discover ways to make the community aware of the benefits of sedation dentistry.
  • Case Studies. See real-life applications of the principles you’ve learned.

Successful implementation of new skills depends not just on an intelligent doctor—but an intelligent team. Provide your team with the confidence, skills, and preparation to ensure oral sedation is implemented safely and efficiently in your practice. 

Course is 15 CEs printable with a passing score in the quiz.

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.


Watch the video and complete the quiz to earn 15 CE credits.

Scientific support and additional resources are available here. 

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

(AGD Code - Definition - Hours)

010 (Basic Science: Anatomy) – 1.5 hour 

010 (Basic Science: Pharmacotherapeutics) – 1.5 hours 

010 (Basic Science:  Physiology) – 1 hour 

142 (Electives:  Emergency Training / CPR) – 1 hours 

153 (Electives:  Psychosocial anxiety & fear in dentistry) – 1 hours 

340 (Anesthesia and Pain Management) – 9 hours 

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


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.