Welcome to the State of
Alabama’s Online Resource for

Dentists, Dental Hygienists,
and Information

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 Here.

The next meeting of the Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama will be held Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. via videoconference.  For instructions to join the meeting contact brad@dentalboard.org at least 24 hours before the meeting time to receive a link to view the meeting.

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.






There will be a Public Hearing for the following Rule Amendment at the board meeting November 5, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.  

Rule 270-X-3.04

Alabama Dental Hygiene Program Requirements


Information Updates and Links


Summary of September 3, 2020 Board Meeting


Dr. Melodie Jones of Montgomery has been elected to serve on the Board. Congratulations, Dr. Jones! Thank you to Dr. L. Douglas Beckham for his selfless and excellent service over the last 5 years.


There will be a runoff election between Kay Alexander and Skyler Graham for the hygienist representative’s board seat. Details will be emailed to all hygienists. 


Frequently Asked Questions



Opioid Resources

Free Resources for Quitting Tobacco

Volunteering Opportunities for Licensees  


COVID-19 Information

Alabama Board of Dental Examiners Return to Practice Opinion on CDC Guidance, Revised June 11, 2020

Board Statement of May 7, 2020

Board Statement on Infection Control

Board Statement on Teledentistry

ADA Return-to-Work Toolkit


Alabama Dental Practice Act

 Board Rules 


Positions Available

None at This Time


Request for Proposals (RFP)

None at This Time