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Dentists, Dental Hygienists,
and Information


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Continuing Education:

Beginning October 1, 2022, licensees will be required to obtain his/her continuing education hours per Alabama Administrative Code r. 270-X-4 .04.

For the renewal September 1, 2023, all licensees must be registered and using their CE Broker account to document Continuing Education.




Board Meetings:

February Board meeting will be held February 10, 2023 beginning at 8:30 a.m. 



Public Safety


COVID Update:

The Board has determined all Alabama dental professionals shall follow CDC recommendations regarding COVID-related restrictions, as required by Alabama Administrative Code, r.270-X-2 .15. This determination supersedes all previous recommendations by the Board. (See November 4, 2022 Board minutes)

Also, please check the FAQ page for other information.  https://www.dentalboard.org/faqs/


Adverse Occurrences:

The Board opines that a dentist complies with Alabama Administrative Code r. 270-x-2-.20 when the dentist notifies the Board of an adverse occurrence within 7 days of learning of the occurrence and submits to the Board within 30 days of learning of the occurrence a report that meets the requirements of Alabama Administrative Code Rule 270-x-2.20(2).  (See March 2019 minutes)

The Board opines that, for the purposes of Alabama Administrative Code r. 270-X-2 .20, “hospital admission” means any care provided by a hospital, whether inpatient or outpatient, to include any medical transport to a hospital by fire or EMS services. (See September 2022 minutes)

NOTE:  Adverse occurrences must be associated with the dental treatment of a patient to include, but not limited to anesthesia or sedation. (Code of Alabama (1975) §34-9-65; Alabama Administrative Code r. 270-X-2- .20)