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Dentists, Dental Hygienists,
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The next Board meeting will be held Tuesday, October 11th beginning at 9:00 a.m.


Current News:

New Fee Increases for 2022

Licenses, Permits, and Renewal Fees will be increased beginning July 1, 2022!  (Please click on document below for more information.)  

Fee Increase for July 1 2022

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.


Please check the CDC website for the current protocols in place.  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/infection-control-recommendations.html

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


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)

Employment Opportunities

The Licensing Clerk position is now open until filled.  Please review the following job description.

Licensing Clerk Job Description