The Virginia Board of Dentistry consists of a 10-member Board, as well as administrative, enforcement, licensing, and support staff.
We regulate Dentist, Dental Hygienist, Dental Assistant II, Dental and Dental Hygienist Faculty, Dental and Dental Hygienist Temporary Permit, Restricted Volunteer, Dentist-Temporary Resident, Dentist Volunteer, Oral/Maxillofacial Surgeon, Cosmetic Procedure Certification, Mobile Dental Facility / Portable Dental Operation Registration, Moderate Sedation Permit, and Deep Sedation/General Anesthesia Permit.
Recent graduates, professionals licensed outside of Virginia, and those wanting to reinstate licenses.
The Department of Health Professions investigates complaints about Virginia healthcare practitioners who may have violated a regulation or law.
Health Professionals who are licensed in Virginia can renew their licenses online.
Review laws and regulations of the Board of Dentistry.
Lookup or verify a license, review case decisions.
Looking for Continuing Education requirements for license renewal? Find out more here.
Notice to Licensees and Applicants
Beginning in 2023 the Board of Dentistry has ceased mailing hard-copy licenses, certifications, permits, and registrations on a yearly basis.
The Department of Health Professions (DHP) has been made aware that some licensees have received fraudulent communications from individuals claiming to be from one of our licensing boards or another agency
Fri, Feb 10, 2023 9:00 AM
Special Conference Committee B
Board Room 4
Fri, Feb 24, 2023 9:00 AM
Special Conference Committee C
Board Room 3
Thu, Mar 2, 2023 9:00 AM
Board Room 2
More information on the Dentistry Calendar Page.