California Occupational License

License Title:
    Oral Conscious Sedation Certificate
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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.

Fees: Application: $200
Renewal: $75

Examination Frequency: N/A

Exam Locations: N/A

Experience Requirement: Must satisfy one of the following requirements:
(a) Satisfactory completion of a postgraduate program in oral and maxillofacial surgery or pediatric dentistry approved by either the Commission on Dental Accreditation or a comparable organization approved by the board.
(b) Satisfactory completion of a periodontics or general practice residency or other advanced education in a general dentistry program approved by the board.
(c) Satisfactory completion of a board-approved educational program on oral medications and sedation.

Average Time to Process Application: 7-10 days.

Renewal Period: Biennially (every second year).

Special License Requirements: A certificate holder must complete a minimum of 7 hours of approved courses of study related of oral conscious sedation of adult or minor patients as a condition of renewal.

Comments: N/A

Authority: Business and Professions Code, Sections 1647.10-1647.17.
California Code of Regulations, Sections 1044-1044.5.
Occupations To Which This License Applies:
Occupation TitleSOC Code
Dentists, General 291021