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A Restricted Permit I allows you to induce only conscious sedation by parenteral, enteral, or rectal routes, as well as nitrous oxide inhalation, at a specific location. (This does not prohibit the usual and customary pre-operative oral sedation.)
If you hold a Restricted Permit I, you are not allowed to induce:
Before applying for a permit for sedation or anesthesia, it is imperative for you to thoroughly review Section 7.0 of the Rules and Regulations of the Delaware Board of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene. The Board’s rules define conscious sedation, deep sedation and general anesthesia using definitions adapted from the American Dental Association.
If you are applying for a Restricted Permit I, you must fully understand the difference between conscious sedation and deep sedation. The educational requirements for deep sedation and general anesthesia are much more stringent than for conscious sedation. This distinction is important both from the standpoint of this permit application and from the standpoint of clinical practice.
A patient who is given an intravenous drug is in a state of deep sedation if he or she loses either the ability to respond rationally to command or any protective reflexes at any time during the procedure.
All applications are submitted our online system DELPROS. We no longer accept paper applications.
In order to apply for a license or submit a service request, you must first have a DELPROS user account. To LOG IN or CREATE a DELPROS (Delaware Professional Regulation Online Services) user account:
DELPROS allows you to save your incomplete application and return to it later to finish the process. You only have six (6) months to submit your application once you begin.
You may check the status of your application online throughout the entire application process by using the “View Application Status” feature in DELPROS on your e-License dashboard.
On the ATTACHMENTS page of your application, you may be instructed to:
The requirements for this license type are provided in the following section(s).
The Anesthesia Advisory Committee (AAC) must complete a satisfactory inspection of your office before a permit is issued. The AAC reviews applications and performs inspections under the Board’s direction. You must submit:
It is your responsibility to arrange for the Board to receive all documents listed below. If clarification is needed, the Board may request more information or documents.
In addition to submitting the application and fee in DELPROS, you must submit:
If approved, you will be sent a notification by email and you will be able to print your permit. You may change your mailing or email address in DELPROS by clicking on the Manage Profile Information link.