(1) To administer moderate sedation or deep sedation/general anesthesia, a Montana licensed dentist must possess a permit.

(2) To obtain a permit, the dentist makes application and must meet specific minimum qualifying standards as set forth in the rules.

(3) Anesthesia administration permits must be renewed every year.

(4) The board may grant to a Montana licensed dentist, upon receipt of an application and payment of the initial inspection fee, a temporary permit authorizing the dentist to administer moderate sedation or deep sedation/general anesthesia for a period not to exceed 120 days or until the inspectors are able to make the inspection. This temporary permit may be extended upon board approval.

History: 37-1-131, 37-4-205, MCA; IMP, 37-1-131, 37-4-101, 37-4-511, MCA; NEW, 1985 MAR p. 1994, Eff. 12/27/85; AMD, 1987 MAR p. 155, Eff. 2/14/87; AMD, 1989 MAR p. 2187, Eff. 12/22/89; AMD, 1993 MAR p. 393, Eff. 3/26/93; AMD, 1994 MAR p. 1130, Eff. 4/29/94; TRANS, from Commerce, & AMD, 2003 MAR p. 2435, Eff. 10/31/03; AMD, 2007 MAR p. 43, Eff. 1/12/07; AMD and TRANS, from 24.138.3202, 2011 MAR p. 2629, Eff. 12/9/11.