Local Anesthesia for Dental Hygienists

Click on the appropriate tab below to see the Renewal Requirements, Process, Fees and Continuing Education (CE) for Local Anesthesia for Dental Hygienists.

The certification to administer local anesthesia is a one-time application process and does not need to be renewed with your dental hygiene license.   The certificate is part of the dental hygienist’s permanent record and must be prominently displayed at the location where the dental hygienist is authorized to administer local anesthesia.

In order to add this certification to your license, please refer to our licensure page.

No additional fee is required.

There are no additional continuing education requirements for this certification. To review the continuing education requirements for your Dental Hygienists license, please select the profession on the renewal page and click on CE.

Florida Statutes

Section 466.017: Prescription of drugs; anesthesia.

Florida Administrative Codes

Rule 64B5-14: Anesthesia