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 December 31, 2022. The agencies and the required examination components are listed on the Board’s dental and dental hygiene license applications.


Licensees may obtain all required CEs for renewals remotely (online) through September 30, 2022.  


The next meeting of the Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama will start with Legislative Session at 4:30 p.m.,  Thursday, January 13, 2022; the regular Board meeting will start at 6:00 p.m. and will be held at the Board office. 


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.



Alabama Dental Practice Act







Information Updates and Links




Board Statement on the Dental Practice Act


 Summary of September 2, 2021 Meeting


Frequently Asked Questions



Opioid Resources

Free Resources for Quitting Tobacco

Volunteering Opportunities for Licensees  


COVID-19 Information

Alabama Board of Dental Examiners' Amended Practice Recommendations After the Governor's Order of April 7, 2021

Board Statement on Dental Care During the Pandemic


Board Statement on Teledentistry


Alabama Dental Practice Act


 Board Rules 


Staff and Contract Positions Available

None at This Time


Request for Proposals (RFP)

ADHP Rental Space for 2022-2023