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Sedation and Anesthesia Guidelines

The Council on Dental Education and Licensure is conducting, at the request of Resolution 77H adopted by the 2015 ADA House of Delegates, further review of its proposed revisions to the ADA Guidelines for the Use of Sedation and General Anesthesia by Dentists and the Guidelines for Teaching Pain Control and Sedation to Dentists and Dental Students.

NEW: 2016 House of Delegates to Consider
Resolution 37

The Council has recommended proposed revisions to the Sedation and Anesthesia Guidelines via Resolution 37 to the 2016 ADA House of Delegates.  ADA members may log in and find resolutions on ADA.org under the Member Center tab-Governance-House of Delegates-Board Reports and Resolutions.  Resolution 37 is included in Committee C: Dental Education, Science and Related Matters.

Frequently Asked Questions - Resolution 37

Next Steps: ADA Annual Meeting

October 21:  8:30 am until 10:00 am:  CDEL Town Hall Meeting on Proposed Changes to the Sedation and Anesthesia Guidelines (for delegates and members)

October 22:  9:00 am until 11:00am:  Reference Committee on Dental Education, Science and Related Matters Hearing

ADA2016 registration and meeting information 

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