California Occupational License

License Title:
    General Anesthesia Permit (dentist or physician)
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Licensing Agency:
     Department of Consumer Affairs
     Dental Board of California
     Administration Unit

Licensing Agency Contact Information:
     Address: 2005 Evergreen Street, Suite 1550
Sacramento,  CA  95815

     Phone Number: (916) 263-2300
     Fax Number: (916) 263-2140

     E-mail Address:
     Internet Address:

License Requirements, Fees, and Examination Information:
California Licensed dentists or physicians.

Fees: Application: $200
On-site Inspection and Evaluation: $250
Renewal: $200

Examination Frequency: N/A

Exam Locations: N/A

Experience Requirement: Must have a minimum of one year residency program in anesthesia or an approved graduate program in oral and maxillofacial surgery or a fellowship in anesthesia approved by the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.

Average Time to Process Application: 5 days.

Renewal Period: Biennially (every second year).

Special License Requirements: On-site inspection & evaluation required once every five years. Biennial renewal requires successful completion of 15 units of continuing education related to general anesthesia, including an advanced cardiac life support course.

Comments: N/A

Authority: Business and Professions Code, Sections 1646 - 1646.9.
California Code of Regulations, Article 5, Sections 1043 - 1043.8.
Occupations To Which This License Applies:
Occupation TitleSOC Code
Dentists, General 291021