Conscious Sedation in Dentistry

Trinity College Dublin

Conscious Sedation in Dentistry

Entry requirements

Applicants must possess a dental degree, which enables registration with the Dental Council in Ireland. Entry to training in conscious sedation in dentistry would normally follow a two-year period of general professional training post graduation. Applicants will also need to include an additional 300-word statement indicating why they wish to undertake the course.

For applicants whose first language is not English, the required proficiency for admission to this course is an IELTS (academic version) score of 7, with no individual band below 7.

Applicants must have evidence of satisfactory protection against Hepatitis B. New regulations may require testing for Hepatitis C for new entrants to the HSE in the future. Applicants will also be required to undergo Garda (Police) vetting, for more information visit:


18 months part-time.

Enrolment dates

Next Intake January 2024

Closing Date 31st July 2024

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Career Opportunities
Completion of this course allows qualified dentist to advance their professional development to include conscious sedation on patients.

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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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