List of State Dental Boards

Use this list of state dental boards to find out the requirements for licensing in your state. This information governs dental hygienists, dental assistants and dentists. Although we do our best to keep the information updated, it could change without notice.

Alabama
Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama 
205-985-7267 
https://www.dentalboard.org   

Alaska
Board of Dental Examiners of Alaska 
907-465-2550
https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardofDentalExaminers.aspx

Arizona
Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners 
602-242-1492 
https://dentalboard.az.gov 

Arkansas
Arkansas State Board of Dental Examiners  
501-682-2085 
https://www.asbde.org 

California
Dental Board of California 
877-729-7789 
https://www.dbc.ca.gov 

Colorado
Colorado Dental Board 
303-894-7800 
https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/dora/Dental_Board 

Connecticut
Connecticut State Dental Commission  
860-509-7603 
https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Public-Health-Hearing-Office/Connecticut-State-Dental-Commission/ 

Delaware
Delaware Board of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene  
302-744-4500 
https://dpr.delaware.gov/boards/dental/ 

District of Columbia
The DC Board of Dentistry
877-672-2174 
https://dchealth.dc.gov/node/146102 

Florida
Florida Board of Dentistry 
850-488-0595 
https://floridasdentistry.gov

Georgia
Georgia Board of Dentistry
404-651-8000 
https://gbd.georgia.gov

Hawaii
Hawaii State Board of Dental Examiners 
808-586-3000 
http://cca.hawaii.gov/pvl/boards/dentist/ 

Idaho
Idaho State Board of Dentistry 
208-334-2369 
https://isbd.idaho.gov/IBODPortal/Home.aspx 

Illinois
Illinois Board of Dentistry 
217-785-0800 
https://www.idfpr.com/profs/Boards/dentist.asp 

Indiana
Indiana State Board of Dentistry  
317-234-2054 
https://www.in.gov/pla/dental.htm 

Iowa
Iowa Dental Board 
515-281-5157 
https://dentalboard.iowa.gov 

Kansas
Kansas Dental Board  
785-296-6400  
https://www.dental.ks.gov 

Kentucky
Kentucky Board of Dentistry 
502-429-7280 
https://dentistry.ky.gov/ 

Louisiana
Louisiana State Board of Dentistry  
225-219-7330 
http://www.lsbd.org 

Maine
Maine Board of Dental Practice 
207-287-3333 
https://www.maine.gov/dental 

Maryland
Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners 
410-402-8501 
https://health.maryland.gov/dental/

Massachusetts
Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry 
800-414-0168 
https://www.mass.gov/orgs/board-of-registration-in-dentistry

Michigan
Michigan Board of Dentistry 
517-241-0199 
https://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-89334_72600_72603_27529_27533—,00.html 

Minnesota
Minnesota Board of Dentistry  
612-617-2250 
https://mn.gov/boards/dentistry/current-licensee/requirements/ 

Mississippi
Mississippi State Board of Dental Examiners 
601-944-9622 
https://www.dentalboard.ms.gov/msbde/msbde.nsf

Missouri Dental Board 
573-751-0040 
https://pr.mo.gov/dental.asp 

Montana
Montana Board of Dentistry 
406-444-6880 
http://boards.bsd.dli.mt.gov/den 

Nebraska
Nebraska Board of Dentistry 
402-471-2118  
http://dhhs.ne.gov/licensure/Pages/Dentistry.aspx 

Nevada
Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners 
800-337-3926 
http://dental.nv.gov 

New Hampshire
New Hampshire Board of Dental Examiners 
603-271-2152 
https://www.oplc.nh.gov/dental 

New Jersey
New Jersey State Board of Dentistry 
973-504-6405  
https://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/den/ 

New Mexico
New Mexico Board of Dental Health Care 
505-476-4622 
http://www.rld.state.nm.us/boards/dental_health_care.aspx 

New York
New York State Board for Dentistry 
518-474-3817, ext. 550 
http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/dent/

North Carolina
North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners 
919-678-8223 
http://www.ncdentalboard.org    

North Dakota
North Dakota Board of Dental Examiners 
701-258-8600  
https://www.nddentalboard.org    

Ohio
Ohio State Dental Board  
614-466-2580 
https://dental.ohio.gov 

Oklahoma
Oklahoma State Board of Dentistry 
405-522-4844 
https://www.ok.gov/dentistry/ 

Oregon
Oregon Board of Dentistry 
971-673-3200 
https://www.oregon.gov/dentistry/Pages/index.aspx 

Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry 
717-783-7162
https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/Dentistry/ 

Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico Board of Dental Examiners 
787-765-2929 
http://www.salud.gov.pr 

Rhode Island
Rhode Island Board of Examiners in Dentistry 
401-222-2828 
http://www.health.ri.gov/licenses/detail.php?id=251 

South Carolina
South Carolina Board of Dentistry 
803-896-4599  
https://llr.sc.gov/bod/pub.aspx 

South Dakota
South Dakota State Board of Dentistry 
605-224-1282 
https://www.sdboardofdentistry.org/ 

Tennessee
Tennessee Board of Dentistry 
615-532-5073 
https://www.tn.gov/health/health-program-areas/oralhealth/professionals/tennessee-board-of-dentistry.html 

Texas
Texas State Board of Dental Examiners 
512-463-6400 
http://tsbde.texas.gov 

Utah
Utah Dentist and Dental Hygienist Licensing Board  
801-530-6628 
https://dopl.utah.gov/dental/index.html 

Vermont
Vermont Board of Dental Examiners 
802-828-2390 
https://www.sec.state.vt.us/professional-regulation/list-of-professions/dental-examiners.aspx 

Virginia
Virginia Board of Dentistry 
804-367-4538 
https://www.dhp.virginia.gov/dentistry/ 

Virgin Islands
Virgin Islands Board of Dental Examiners 
340-774-7477 
https://doh.vi.gov/programs/permits-licenses-and-certificates 

Washington
Dental Quality Assurance Commission 
360-236-4700
https://www.doh.wa.gov/LicensesPermitsandCertificates/ProfessionsNewReneworUpdate/Dentist

West Virginia
West Virginia Board of Dentistry 
877-914-8266 
http://www.wvdentalboard.org 

Wisconsin
Wisconsin Dentistry Examining Board 
608-266-2112 
https://dsps.wi.gov/pages/BoardsCouncils/Dentistry/ 

Wyoming
Wyoming Board of Dental Examiners 
307-777-3507 
https://dental.wyo.gov