Dentist, Dental Hygienist, and Dental Resident
The Board of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene issues licenses to dentists, dental hygienists and dental residents. The Board also issues three types of permits to dentists who administer anesthesia.
The primary objective of the Delaware Board of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene is to protect the general public from unsafe and unprofessional practices. The Board must also maintain standards of professional competence and service delivery. To meet these objectives, the Board •develops standards for professional competency •promulgates rules and regulations •adjudicates complaints against professionals and, when necessary, imposes disciplinary sanctions.
Division: Professional Regulation
Office: Board of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene
Dentist and Dental Hygienist licenses and Anesthesia permits expire on 5/31 of even years. Dentist Limited-Resident licenses expire 6/30 of each year. Dentist-FQHC Provisional licenses expire two years from issue date.
Applicable Rules and Regulations
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This search covers most of the frequently requested licenses, certifications, registrations, and filings that the State of Delaware requires. However, this is not a fully exhaustive list of every possible requirement. Please consult with the appropriate state agencies to find out if there are additional requirements you must fulfill.