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 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


The following Rule Amendment will be effective September 14, 2020:

Rule 270-X-2.-17

Criteria for On-Site Inspection for the Use of General Anesthesia and Parenteral/Moderate Sedation


Information Updates and Links


Summary of September 3, 2020 Board Meeting


Board elections will open September 1, 2020 for a dental member and a dental hygiene member.  The deadline for voting is October 1, 2020.  Active licensees will receive an email September 1, 2020 with a link and personal pin for casting your vote. 


Frequently Asked Questions



Opioid Resources

Free Resources for Quitting Tobacco

Volunteering Opportunities for Licensees