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Online License Renewal is noT available at this time!

Dentists and hygienists licenses expire 12/31/2021. Renewal notices will be sent by email around 11/1/2021.
Dental assistants that renewed in 2020 expire 12/31/2022. If you did not renew your registration by 12/31/2020, you cannot practice until you reinstate your registration

Please read the important information below before renewing your registration!

Online renewal accepts VISA, DISCOVER, MASTERCARD credit cards and VISA DEBIT cards.

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. 

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. 

Dental assistants: 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.  

CPR Renewal Requirements due to COVID-19 pandemic:  ND Governor has issued an Executive Order 2020-20.1 temporarily extends the suspension of in-person continuing education requirements for licensing renewals of health care personnel. The Order is effective and shall remain in effect for the duration of the declared state of emergency or until rescinded.  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. 

 Actively licensed dentists and hygienists licenses do not expire until 12/31/2021!

Inactive Dentists and Inactive Dental Hygienists Renewal

The 2021 Inactive Status notice and application form was emailed to inactive licensees holding a currrent inactive license. This application is not available to renew and pay online. You must submit the completed printed form and payment by mail. Check or money order should be payable to NDSBDE for the $35 fee. An additional $35 late fee goes into effect beginning January 1, 2021. 
2021 Inactive Status notice and application form

Important Information about Renewal:

Newly registered dental assistants: If you recently became registered, you will still need to renew your registration. The renewal cycle is a two-year cycle but new dental assistant may not receive the full 2 years depending on when the registration was issued. 
Registered dental assistants who graduated from a program within two years of completion or completed DANB within the last 2 years are exempt from the CE requirement, but you will still need to renew. 

A Notice about Registration Certificates: confirmation notice will be sent via email. 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 at the Board's website

It's your responsibilty to renew! It is the responsibility of the licensee to provide the Board their current and correct contact information. It is the responsibility of the registrant to renew the license and any permits whether you receive a renewal notice or not. If you did not receive a notice of renewal by 11/30/2020, contact the Board office. It is your responsibility to make sure your registration is renewed, not the responsibility of your dentist employer, office manager, spouse, or relative. 

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.

Continuing Education Requirements for Dental Assistant 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 Dental Assistants.  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. 

CPR Renewal Requirements due to COVID-19 pandemic:  ND Governor has issued an Executive Order 2020-20.1 temporarily extends in-person continuing education requirements for licensing renewals of health care personnel. The Order is effective and shall remain in effect for the duration of the declared state of emergency or until rescinded.  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. 

License Status

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