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The Alabama Dental Hygiene Board Exam will be administered by CITA for the June, 2014 testing date. You will need to make application to CITA to take the 2014 Board Exam Administered by CITA. You will need to also make application to the Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama for licensure. You will submit the application entitled ALABAMA DENTAL HYGIENE BOARD EXAM LICENSURE APPLICATION.

Part of the Alabama Dental Hygiene Board Exam administered by CITA will be a written jurisprudence exam. This exam will consist of questions on the Alabama Dental Practice Act. The Alabama Dental Practice Act can be printed from the Board’s website. The jurisprudence exam will be open book and you will need to print and bring your own copy of the Alabama Dental Practice Act to use for the exam. The Board nor CITA will have any printed copies for you to use for the examination.
A written comprehensive exam will also be administered. If you have successfully passed the national boards, you will be exempt from taking the comprehensive exam.
Regardless of where you have received your hygiene training, you must meet all CITA deadlines for application to take the 2014 Alabama Dental Hygiene Board Exam administered by CITA. All forms, criteria and information will be set and distributed by CITA.
You will also have to submit a separate application and fee to the Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama for licensure. In order to be considered for licensure at the Board’s July, 2014 board meeting, your application must be submitted to the Board by May 20, 2014.
If you are an out of state applicant, you will also be required to make application to PBIS for a background check. There is an additional fee and application for the background check.
Please make sure you read everything completely and thoroughly. If you have any questions, please contact Sonya Lankford at the Board of Dental Examiners 205-985-7267 or by email bdeal@dentalboard.org

 
Please click on each of the 3 links below for application and important information for the 2014 Alabama Dental Hygiene Board Exam Administered by CITA.
 
Alabama Dental Hygiene Board Exam Licensure Application
General Information for Alabama Dental Hygiene Board Exam Applicant
Instructions for Completion of the Alabama Dental Hygiene Board Exam Application
 
 
 
All application packets must be complete and received in the Board office 7 days prior to the Board meeting in order to be placed on the agenda for consideration.
 
LICENSURE BY REGIONAL EXAM
DENTAL

Licensure by Examination (Regional) Dental Application for Out of State Applicant

 

Licensure by Examination (Regional) Dental Application for Instate Applicant

 

The Board will only accept regional dental examinations for initial dental licensure by regional exam that includes a periodontal examination section conducted on a live patient and a prosthodontic examination section that includes preparation of abutment teeth on a manikin for a fixed prosthesis wherein the bridge draw is evaluated. The Board will make an exception to this requirement for any examination taken and passed before August 1, 2012, as long as no more than five (5) years has passed since the taking of said examination.  Per March, 2012 Minutes.

HYGIENE

Licensure by Examination (Regional) Hygiene Application for Out of State Applicant

Licensure by Examination (Regional) Hygiene Application for Instate Applicant

 

LICENSURE BY CREDENTIALS DENTAL & HYGIENE
Licensure by Credentials Application
Qualifications for Licensure Reference
Code of Alabama (1975) § 34-9-10

270-X-2.01 Education Requirements for Examination-Dentists

270-X-2.19   Licensure By Credentials

270-X-3.03 Education Requirements for Examination, Qualifications, Application, Examination and Licensure of Dental Hygienists

 
SPECIAL PURPOSE LICENSE APPLICATIONS
3 Year Special Purpose Licensure Application for Dentists & Hygienists
1 Year Special Purpose Licensure Application for Dentists
1 Year Special Purpose Licensure Application for Hygienists
 


 

 

 

 

 

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Hoover, AL 35244
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