Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:

  • Understand the history of modern sedation in the dental office.
  • List the different levels of the sedation continuum and their features.
  • Recognize the ADA educational requirements for the various levels of sedation.
  • List the different sedation techniques available to the trained dentist.
  • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each of the sedation techniques.
  • Discuss the pre-sedation assessment of patient physical status.