International

irIreland: American Dental Association sedation guidelines provide that a dentist should complete at least 24 hours of instructive classroom training with at least 10 clinical patient experiences before providing healthy adult patients with moderate sedation using oral sedatives (incl. Valium®)*

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*The Dental Council of Ireland does not currently require formal training before providing oral sedation to dental patients, but the ADA guidelines                                          recommend at least 16 hours training for minimal sedation.

auAustralia: The Dental Board of Australia requires a certificate in conscious sedation training before providing any conscious sedation to your dental patients.
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The Dental Board of Australia does not currently require formal training before providing anxiolysis to dental patients, but the ANZCA guidelines recommend at least some training.

nzNew Zealand: The Dental Council of New Zealand requires a certificate in conscious sedation training before providing any conscious sedation to your dental patients
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The Dental Council of New Zealand does not currently require formal training before providing anxiolysis to dental patients, but the ANZCA guidelines recommend at least some training.

inIndia: American Dental Association sedation guidelines provide that a dentist should complete at least 24 hours of instructive classroom training with at least 10 clinical patient experiences before providing healthy adult patients with moderate sedation using oral sedatives (incl. Valium®)*
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*The Dental Council of India does not currently require formal training before providing oral sedation to dental patients, but the ADA guidelines recommend at least 16 hours training for minimal sedation.

pPhilippines: American Dental Association sedation guidelines provide that a dentist should complete at least 24 hours of instructive classroom training with at least 10 clinical patient experiences before providing healthy adult patients with moderate sedation using oral sedatives (incl. Valium®)*

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*The Board of Dentistry Philippines does not currently require formal training before providing oral sedation to dental patients, but the ADA guidelines recommend at least 16 hours training for minimal sedation.

 

SASouth Africa: American Dental Association sedation guidelines provide that a dentist should complete at least 24 hours of instructive classroom training with at least 10 clinical patient experiences before providing healthy adult patients with moderate sedation using oral sedatives (incl. Valium®)*
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*The Health Professions Council of South Africa does not currently require formal training before providing oral sedation to dental patients, but the ADA guidelines recommend at least 16 hours training for minimal sedation.

SiSingapore: American Dental Association sedation guidelines provide that a dentist should complete at least 24 hours of instructive classroom training with at least 10 clinical patient experiences before providing healthy adult patients with moderate sedation using oral sedatives (incl. Valium®)*
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*The Singapore Dental Council does not currently require formal training before providing oral sedation to dental patients, but the ADA guidelines recommend at least 16 hours training for minimal sedation.

GEGermany: The Board of the Bundeszahnärztekammer requires a certificate in conscious sedation training before providing any conscious sedation to your dental patients.
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The Board of the Bundeszahnärztekammer does not currently require formal training before providing anxiolysis to dental patients, but the ANZCA guidelines recommend at least some training.

SKSouth Korea: American Dental Association sedation guidelines provide that a dentist should complete at least 24 hours of instructive classroom training with at least 10 clinical patient experiences before providing healthy adult patients with moderate sedation using oral sedatives (incl. Valium®)*
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*The National Medical Services Law does not currently require formal training before providing oral sedation to dental patients, but the ADA guidelines recommend at least 16 hours training for minimal sedation.

SASaudi Arabia: American Dental Association sedation guidelines provide that a dentist should complete at least 24 hours of instructive classroom training with at least 10 clinical patient experiences before providing healthy adult patients with moderate sedation using oral sedatives (incl. Valium®)*

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*The Saudi Commission for Health Specialties and the Scientific Dental Board Committee does not currently require formal training before providing oral sedation to dental patients, but the ADA guidelines recommend at least 16 hours training for minimal sedation.

ChChile: American Dental Association sedation guidelines provide that a dentist should complete at least 24 hours of instructive classroom training with at least 10 clinical patient experiences before providing healthy adult patients with moderate sedation using oral sedatives (incl. Valium®)*
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*The Salon Dental Chile does not currently require formal training before providing oral sedation to dental patients, but the ADA guidelines recommend at least 16 hours training for minimal sedation.

BRBrazil: American Dental Association sedation guidelines provide that a dentist should complete at least 24 hours of instructive classroom training with at least 10 clinical patient experiences before providing healthy adult patients with moderate sedation using oral sedatives (incl. Valium®)*
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*The Conselho Federal de Odontologia does not currently require formal training before providing oral sedation to dental patients, but the ADA guidelines recommend at least 16 hours training for minimal sedation.

ARArgentina: American Dental Association sedation guidelines provide that a dentist should complete at least 24 hours of instructive classroom training with at least 10 clinical patient experiences before providing healthy adult patients with moderate sedation using oral sedatives (incl. Valium®)*
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*The Círculo Argentino de Odontología does not currently require formal training before providing oral sedation to dental patients, but the ADA guidelines recommend at least 16 hours training for minimal sedation.

RuRussia: American Dental Association sedation guidelines provide that a dentist should complete at least 24 hours of instructive classroom training with at least 10 clinical patient experiences before providing healthy adult patients with moderate sedation using oral sedatives (incl. Valium®)*
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*The Stomatological Association of Russia does not currently require formal training before providing oral sedation to dental patients, but the ADA guidelines recommend at least 16 hours training for minimal sedation.

John P. Bitting, Esq. completed his undergraduate work at the University of California in History and earned his JD at the University of San Francisco School of Law. Originally from Pacific Palisades, California, he lives and practices law in Seattle, Washington. His legal practice is focused in the area of dental regulations with special emphasis on sedation. John travels to and works closely with the regulatory authorities of each state and province in North America to promote the making of sensible regulations for safe and effective sedation dentistry based upon science and the standard of care.

In his spare time, John enjoys watching baseball, playing softball and football, and hunting with his redbone coonhound, Hawkeye.