No. In order to maintain licensure, individuals must complete the required number of continuing education hours and pay the appropriate renewal fees on or before every third June 30.
Dentists who have completely withdrawn from practice of dentistry, Dental Hygienists and Denturists who are 65 years or older may apply for a retired license. Dentists must relinquish their DEA Registration. Continuing education requirements are reduced and the triennial renewal fee is $15. Licensees with a medical disability who have completely withdrawn from practice may apply for a disabled license with the triennial fee of $15. A retired or disabled licensee may still perform volunteer services in Board approved charitable organizations.