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Dentists, Dental Hygienists,
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The April 2020 meeting of the Board of Dental Examiners will be conducted at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, April 9 only, and will be via videoconference. For instructions to join the meeting, contact brad@dentalboard.org.

The Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama was established to ensure that every dentist and dental hygienist practicing in this state meets minimum requirements for safe practice. The practice of these professions is a privilege granted by the State. The Board of Dental Examiners is responsible for licensure, monitoring and ensuring the safe practice of dentists and dental hygienists in their service to the people of Alabama.




The April 10, 2020 public hearing for the following rule amendment has been postponed until further notice:

Rule 270-X-2.17

Criteria for On-Site Inspection for the Use of General Anesthesia and Parenteral/Moderate Sedation


The following Rule Amendment will become effective April 23, 2020: 

Mandatory Continuing Education for Dentists and Dental Hygienists


   The following Rule Amendment became effective September 9, 2018:

Rule 270-X-2.23

Risk and Abuse Mitigation Strategies by Prescribing Dentists 

Information Updates and Links



ADHP Instructor Certification Course

                              • The April 17 session at Joe Wheeler State Park has been postponed and will be rescheduled as soon as possible.

                              • The ALDA Gulf Coast Dental Conference is being rescheduled.  Details coming as soon as available.


UAB Hygiene Infiltration Classes

Please contact the UAB Continuing Education Dept. to register for classes.


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