Welcome to the State of
Alabama’s Online Resource for

Dentists, Dental Hygienists, 
and Information

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.

Information Updates

Frequently Asked Questions


Because the Rule updating CE requirements changed from a 2-year bundling period back to 1 year (effective Oct 1, 2016) some licensees have been caught in a situation where they were in the middle of their 2-year CE cycle when the Rule changed.  The Board has decided that if you are in this situation you are OK if you comply with either cycle through Sept. 30, 2017.  BUT effective Oct. 1, 2017 ALL LICENSEES must comply with the newly revised 270-X-4.04 CE Rule.                    Click here to read the updated Rule.