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                                               ADHP Instructor Certification Application

The Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama is pleased to present the Alabama Dental Hygiene Program (ADHP) Instructor Course. This course is designed for dentists who would like to sponsor an ADHP-student for the 2023-2024 class or need to maintain a current instructor certification to continue sponsoring a current ADHP-student. This instructor certification is valid for 3 years from the date of the course. Click on the link below to apply.

ADHP Instructor Certification Application

BDEAL-ADHP Instructor Student Handbook                                             

                                                            ADHP Applicant/Student

(Applications will be available in January 2023.)


Licensure Process for Graduates of the Alabama Dental Hygiene Program

ADHP Students must complete the CITA dental hygiene clinical examination application available at in addition to the Alabama Dental Hygiene Program Licensure Application, Background Report, and Citizenship Verification.  To be considered for licensure at the Board's July Meeting each year, the graduate's licensure application must be postmarked no later than May 30th.

ALL DOCUMENTS AND ATTACHMENTS below must accompany the application for a hygiene license even though one or more of the documents were sent with the application to the ADHP program: 

B&B Background Report

Citizenship Verification for ADHP

If you have any questions regarding the licensure application, please contact the licensing clerk at or (205) 985-7267.