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§30-4A-3. Classes of anesthesia permits.

(a) The board shall issue the following permits:

(1) Class 2 Permit: A Class 2 Permit authorizes a dentist to induce anxiolysis/minimal sedation.

(2) Class 3 Permit: A Class 3 Permit authorizes a dentist to induce conscious sedation/moderate sedation as limited enteral (3a) and/or comprehensive parenteral (3b) and anxiolysis/minimal sedation.

(3) Class 4 Permit: A Class 4 Permit authorizes a dentist to induce general anesthesia/deep conscious sedation, conscious sedation/moderate sedation and anxiolysis/minimal sedation.

(b) When anesthesia services are provided in dental facilities by a medical doctor or doctor of osteopathy physician anesthesiologist or dentist anesthesiologist, the dental facility shall be inspected and approved for a Class 4 permit and the dentist shall have a minimum of a Class 2 permit. If anesthesia services are provided by a CRNA, the dental facility shall be inspected and approved for a Class 4 permit and the supervising dentist shall have the same level of permit for the level of anesthesia provided by the CRNA.

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