General Information Regarding License Applications

Applications are reviewed during the Board’s monthly meetings.  An application must be complete to be placed on the Board’s Agenda.  Once an application is approved, applicants will receive notice by email of the approval.  Following Board approval, the jurisprudence test is emailed  or mailed to the approved applicant to complete and return to the Board.  Upon receipt of the successfully completed test, the license is issued and a digital copy of the license is provided via email.  New licensees receive their wall certificate via U.S. mail.

For questions regarding the licensing process or the status of your application, please contact    Ms. Linda Dlugosz at (205) 985-7267 or email .


must accompany all applications for licensure.



The Board now accepts the clinical typodont manikin exams of all of the approved testing agencies through June 30, 2021. The agencies and the required examination components are listed on the Board’s dental and dental hygiene license applications below:




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

Please contact Linda Dlugosz with questions regarding Special Purpose Licenses 205-985-7267  or 

Registration of 501(c)(3) Entities Operating Dental Clinics

Rule 270-X-4.10 requires that all 501(c)(3) entities register with the Board of Dental Examiners.  Please complete the form below and return it and the required supporting documents to the Board.  Please note that the form is also used for updating registrant information.  Please review Rule 4.10.

501(c)(3) Registration Packet