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Apply Online

You may now apply online for licensure for the following license types: dental hygiene license by examination. After you have submitted a complete online application, you must also complete the Dental Hygiene Online Application Supplement Packet, which is available under “Applications and Forms” on the Georgia Board of Dentistry website.

Notice Regarding Active – Renewal Pending Status

The Georgia Board of Dentistry has begun the online renewal process for active dental licenses. A number of licenses expire as of December 31, 2013, including but not limited to dentist, hygienist, and faculty licenses. If a licensee has submitted a timely and sufficient renewal application by December 31, 2013, the licensee’s license status online will change from “active” to “active-renewal pending” after submission of the renewal application. “Active-Renewal Pending” does not mean that the license has lapsed, is inactive, is deficient, or invalid.

Georgia Dental Law

The Georgia Dental Practice Act is Title 43, Chapter 11. Please also note that Title 43, Chapter 1 has additional general provisions and that Title 31, Chapter 33 addresses health records.

Board Rules 150-3

150-3-.07 Inactive Licensure Status. Amended