The Board does not take walk-in appointments. The Board staff are available via phone, email and by appointment.

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Who We Are

The Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners is a group of 11 volunteers - appointed by the Governor - to serve up to two four-year terms. The 11-member board is made up of six licensed dentists, two licensed dental hygienists, two public members an one business entity member. 

What We Do

The Board examines and licenses individuals who provide dental services. Individuals who provide dental services include dentists, dental therapists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, denturists and dental business entities.  The Board also accepts complaints against licensed and unlicensed individuals, investigates allegations and takes disciplinary actions for violations of law. The Board oversees over 10,500 licensees practicing in the state and serves all Arizona citizens who receive dental services.

Notices for all Board/Committee Meetings

Meetings are posted at 1740 West Adams Street, Phoenix, AZ 85007. Notices may also be obtained on Board Meeting, Agendas and Minutes.

Board Meeting- October 13, 2023

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Interested in applying for a dental license in Arizona? Please visit the Board's 'Application' page for resources, information and to submit an online application. The Board's 'Application' page, application instructions document and the application itself includes detailed information about the application process, including references to fee waivers and military spouses, active duty service members and veterans.

Recent News

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Annual Report to the Governor FY23.

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Outbreaks of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Infections Highlight Importance of Maintaining and Monitoring Dental Waterlines.

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Licensees are now required to renew their license on or before their birthday every three years.

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 The Ombudsman-Citizens Aide helps citizens to resolve ongoing issues with state agencies.

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