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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.

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Department: State

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.


Application Form

Renewal Form

Applicable Laws

Applicable Rules and Regulations


Customer Service can be contacted by email at and by phone at 302-744-4500.

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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.

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