Renew and Enhance Your License with Our Dental Sedation Courses

At DSTAR Education, our in-person dental sedation courses do more than just simply renew your license—they refine your career. Advanced dental techniques courses improve your practice, enhance patient care, ensure compliance and help integrate the latest advancements in dental sedation. Our mission is to empower dental professionals through high-quality, accessible continuing education. 

Continuing Education Requirements 

Dentists renewing an anesthesia permit must complete specific continuing education (CE) hours every two years on the highest permitted level of sedation or related medical emergencies. These CE hours are in addition to other licensure requirements. For Texas dentists, the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners (TSBDE) mandates: 

  • Level 1: Minimal Sedation – Six (6) hours 
  • Levels 2 and 3: Moderate Sedation – Eight (8) hours 
  • Level 4: Deep Sedation/General Anesthesia – Twelve (12) hours 

Additionally, Texas dentists must complete 24 CE hours every two years, including: 

  • 2 hours per year on prescribing opioids and recognizing drug-seeking behavior, totaling four (4) hours biennially. 
  • 2 hours biennially on human trafficking prevention. 
  • The Texas Jurisprudence assessment every five years. 

Levels of Sedation Covered in Our Advance Dental Sedation Courses 

Our Dental Sedation Courses cover Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 sedation course renewals. The in-person courses also provide the opportunity for hands on training and BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications. 

Why Choose DSTAR Sedation Courses for License Renewal? 

  1. Compliance: Ensures adherence to state and professional regulations. 
  2. Latest Techniques: Keeps you updated with evolving sedation dentistry methods. 
  3. Patient Experience: Enhances comfort and reduces anxiety, increasing patient satisfaction. 
  4. Service Expansion: Broadens your scope of practice, attracting diverse patient demographics. 
  5. Professional Development: Boosts marketability and demonstrates commitment to growth. 

Transforming Dental Practices with Sedation Dentistry 

Adopting sedation techniques enhances both marketability and patient loyalty. Effective sedation provides comfort, leading to higher satisfaction and retention, solidifying your practice’s reputation. The best practices often rely on word-of-mouth recommendations from satisfied patients. 

Adhering to State-Specific Licensing Requirements 

Navigating the intricate requirements of sedation certification can present significant challenges for dental professionals. However, at DSTAR Education, we’ve tailored our Dental Sedation Education courses to provide comprehensive support, ensuring a seamless journey through the regulatory landscape. Our PACE-approved courses, thoroughly aligned with State of Texas regulations, offer a number of benefits designed to help you grow in your pursuit of excellence: 

  • Tailored Compliance Training: Gain deep insights into Texas sedation regulations with our precisely curated curriculum. DSTAR Education provides detailed guidance on permit renewal requirements, sedation administration protocols, and other important aspects of regulatory compliance. By specializing in these Sedation courses, you’ll ensure full adherence to state regulations, strengthening the integrity of your practice.
  • Flexible Learning Options: We understand the demands of your professional schedule and offer flexible learning options to accommodate your needs. Whether you opt for our convenient online courses or prefer the interactive engagement of In Person Dental Sedation Courses, you’ll find a learning format that fits seamlessly into your busy life. Our goal is to provide you with the flexibility needed to continue education without interrupting your practice.
  • Educational Updates: Stay ahead of the curve with our courses, which are continuously updated to reflect the latest developments in sedation dentistry. From current techniques to regulatory changes, we ensure that our curriculum remains at the forefront of industry advancements. By enrolling in our courses, you’ll receive the most up-to-date education available, equipping you with the knowledge and skills needed to deliver superior care to your patients. 

Explore Our Range of Certifications for Dental Professionals  

At DSTAR, we offer a variety of courses tailored for dental professionals, including life support certifications alongside our renowned dental sedation courses. Our specialized training certifications are designed to ensure you are fully prepared and up-to-date with the latest practices in dental care: 

  • Dental Sedation Recertification Course with ACLS and PALS: This course covers essential content for recertification, incorporating manual skills training for Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
  • Sedation Recertification for Dentists: Focused on sedation drugs, patient selection, airway evaluation, and emergency preparedness, this course also integrates ACLS and PALS training.
  • Sedation Recertification Levels 1, 2, 3 Course: Provides comprehensive training on various sedation techniques and includes hands-on emergency preparation skills with ACLS and PALS.

Stay Updated on Future Courses  

We continuously develop new continuing education courses to keep you at the forefront of dental science. To stay informed about future releases and updates, submit your email to receive the latest news directly in your inbox. 

Real-World Impact and Testimonials 

Dr. Vincent Young, co-founder of DSTAR, integrates his extensive experience in anesthesia into our course design, providing practical applications that resonate with participants. Dr. Kumar Vadivel testifies, 

“I recently attended the sedation dentistry course led by Dr. Young and Dr. Garza, and it was an excellent experience! The course was well-organized, informative, and engaging. The instructors were knowledgeable and passionate about the subject, making the material easy to understand and apply. I especially appreciated the hands-on component, where we got to practice the techniques we learned in a safe and controlled environment. Overall, I would highly recommend this course to any dentist looking to expand their skills and offer sedation dentistry to their patients.” 


Enrolling in DSTAR Education’s sedation courses isn’t just a decision—it’s a strategic investment in the advancement of your dental practice. By choosing our courses, you’ll enhance the quality of patient care and position yourself as a credible professional in the field of sedation dentistry. Our curriculum is thoughtfully designed to equip you with advanced skills that meet and exceed the current standards of dental practice. With our comprehensive training, you’ll maintain a competitive edge in the dental industry, armed with the knowledge and expertise required for success. Join DSTAR Education today to refine your practice and ensure the highest standard of care for your patients. 


  • Texas State Board of Dental Examiners (TSBDE) 
  • American Dental Association (ADA) 
  • American Society of Anesthesiologist. 
  • American Heart Association (AHA) for BLS, ACLS, and PALS standards