May 20, 2022: the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention listed six Connecticut Counties in the High/Orange category as part of its COVID-19 Community Levels Map. Only Fairfield and Tolland Counties are listed in the Medium/Yellow category. Residents in these counties should wear a mask indoors in public; stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines and get tested if they have symptoms. Additional precautions may be needed for residents who are at high risk for severe illness. Visit the CDC COVID-19 Community Levels Map for updates.

Administration of Dental Anesthesia and Consious Sedation

A Connecticut licensed dentist may use general anesthesia or conscious sedation by intravenous injection on any patient provided such dentist has a permit issued by the Department.  There are two types of permits: Permit for the Administration of General Anesthesia and Conscious Sedation and Permit for the Administration of Parenteral Conscious Sedation.  

Please click the link below for the type of permit you are interested in:

Dental Anesthesia and Conscious Sedation Dental Conscious Sedation Only