The Texas State Board of Dental Examiners is accepting applications for three new members of the Advisory Committee on Dental Anesthesia. The Board’s Presiding Officer will review applications and announce his selection at the November 2023 Board meeting. Once the candidates are approved by the Board, the term will begin December 2023. Pursuant to Rule 100.12, the committee will require:

1) an oral and maxillofacial surgeon;

2) a dental anesthesiologist who holds a level 4 sedation/anesthesia permit; and

3) a general dentist who holds a level 1 sedation/anesthesia permit and no higher permit.

The purpose of the advisory committee is to analyze and report on de-identified data and associated trends concerning anesthesia-related deaths or incidents. The appointment is for a two (2) year term.  The committee typically meets one time per year either in person or via Zoom. For more information or to send your completed application, please email Wendy Richardson at

Click here for the downloadable application form.