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Dentists and hygienists licenses expire 12/31/2021. Renewal notices will be sent by email around 11/1/2021.

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Dental assistants expire 12/31/2022. If you did not renew your dental assistant registration by 12/31/2020, you cannot practice until you reinstate your registration

Please read the important information below before renewing your registration!

Dentists and dental hygiene licenses expire 12/31/2021. Renewal  notices will be sent by email around November 1, 2021.  You cannot practice without a current registration. It is your responsibility to renew your registration even if you do not receive a notice. It is your responsibility to ensure the Board has your current contact information, including email address, on file. 

Dental assistants do not renew until next year and expire 12/31/2022.

  • RENEWAL TIPS

  • Online renewal works best in Google Chrome or Internet Explorer.
  • The Board recommends you use a desktop or laptop computer to renew. Cellphones and tablets do not always have the correct formatting or requirements for online renewal. 
  • Acceptable forms of payment are VISA, DISCOVER, MASTERCARD credit cards and VISA DEBIT cards. The online renewal does not accept American Express. 
  • If even if you recently became licensed, you will still need to renew your license.
Renewal Fees: Dentist $440  Late fee $440   
Dental Hygienist  $165  Late fee $165
Dermal fillers and botulinum toxin permit renewal $200.00   Late fee $100
Sedation and anesthesia permit renewal $200   Late fee: $200

CONTINUING EDUCATION

DO NOT submit any continuing education to the Board office unless requested by the Board for an audit. The Board no longer collects, stores or maintains CE records. Should you be selected for a random CE audit, you must provide evidence of appropriate CE.  Therefore, save evidence of CE for the event of an audit. When signing the renewal form, you are attesting that all CE requirements have been met. Signing the form without having completed the hours may result in Board action if your CE records are audited.  

As per Administrative regulations, ND dentists, dental hygienists and registered dental assistants may achieve CE requirements online by attending webinars or online classes without a proctor.  All dentists, hygienists and dental assistants must maintain a current cardiopulmonary resuscitation certificate.  Anesthesia permit holders are required to maintain current advanced cardiac life support certification or pediatric advanced live support as specified by permit.  

Inactive Dentists and Inactive Dental Hygienists Renew Annually 

A registered dental hygienist or a dentist may place a license on inactive status. A dentist or dental hygienist on inactive status shall be excused from paying renewal fees for license but shall pay the annual inactive status renewal fee. Inactive status allows the to allows the licensee to receive all Board mailings. To maintain inactive status, the inactive status renewal application and $40 application fee must be received by the Board by December 31st annually. While on inactive status, the licensee may not engage in the practice of dentistry or dental hygiene in the state until the individual submits a reinstatement application, pays the application fee, and meets any additional requirements established by rule of the Board. Continuing education is not required while the licensee remains on inactive status, However, continuing education is required to reinstate a license.  

Inactive Renewal Notice & Application - 2022 Inactive Renewal form for dentists & hygienists

Other Important Information about Renewal

Newly licensed dentists and dental hygienists: If you recently became licensed, you will still need to renew your license. A renewal cycle is two-years. Dentists and dental hygienists must renew by December 31, of odd numbered years. Registered dental assistants renew by December 31, of even numbered years. Newly licensed dentists and dental hygienists or a registered dental assistants who graduated from a program within two years of completion of an accredited program (or RDA completed DANB within the last 2 years) are exempt from the CE requirement but still must renew the license or registration. 

Notice regarding registration certificates: A confirmation notice will be sent via email once your renewal is approved by the Board. Approval is done at least once a week. The license or registration can be verified on the Board's Verification & Roster page. 

Certificates will NO LONGER be mailed out. You may print your certificate from the Board's website links below. You will need to login with your last name, license number, and the last 4 digits of your SSN. 

Dentists - 
Print your new dental certificate.

Hygienists - Print your new RDH certificate.  

Pursuant to the North Dakota Century Code, a licensee must provide the Board current and correct addresses. It is the responsibility of the registrant to renew the license and any permits whether you receive a renewal notice or not. 

Continuing Education Requirements for Renewal

DO NOT SUBMIT CONTINUING EDUCATION TO THE BOARD. The Board no longer collects, stores or maintains CE records. Should you be selected for a random CE audit, the licensee must provide evidence of appropriate CE.  Therefore, save evidence of CE for the event of an audit.   When signing the renewal form, the licensee also attests that all CE requirements have been met.   

The Board requires 16 hours for a registered dental assistant and dental hygienists and 32 hours for dentist renewal.  Total hours must include 2 hours of infection control, 2 hours of ethics and jurisprudence, and 2 hours of a board approved cardiopulmonary resuscitation course (CPR) or Basic Life Support. CE courses must be directly related to clinical dentistry, hygiene or assisting. You may obtain one half of the required CE hours from self-study or online courses. LIVE WEBINARS count as in-classroom hours. Two hours of CE is awarded to practitioners who take the open book, free of charge, online Ethics/Jurisprudence examination. Please go to the Board’s website to complete the open book online Jurisprudence exam for 2 credits. 

All dentists, hygienists and dental assistants must maintain a current cardiopulmonary resuscitation certificate.  Anesthesia permit holders are required to maintain current advanced cardiac life support certification or pediatric advanced live support as specified by permit. The Board encourages licensees to obtain renewal of CPR certification as it becomes available. 

IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO RENEW ONLINE
If you cannot renew online, please contact the Board office by email to request a paper form.  DO NOT SEND THE PAPER FORM IF YOU RENEWED ONLINE! Please be advised that the Board may completely discontinue paper forms next year and that online renewal will be the ONLY way to renew. Note: The Board cannot process credit card payments in the office. Do not call the Board office with your credit card number or write it on the renewal application form.

License Status

If you are uncertain of your licensure status, please use the Verification & Roster to verify your license. It is illegal to practice dentistry, dental hygiene, or provide dental assisting expanded duties without a license or registration.