Kentucky Board of Dentistry
312 Whittington Parkway, Suite 101
Louisville, Kentucky 40222
Office: 502-429-7280 Fax: 502-429-7282
The time to renew your license to practice dentistry has expired. If you failed to renew your license by 12/31/15, as required by law, you must submit a Reinstatement Application and pay the following fees:
Jan. 1-15th = $575
Jan. 16-31st = $855
On/After Feb. 1st = 1,415
Practicing dentistry with an expired license is a violation of the Kentucky Dental Practice Act (KRS Chapter 313).
The following dentists did not renew their license as of 1/26/16 - View
Click here to begin simplified online renewal process.
CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE) COURSES
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to start tracking your Continuing Education courses with
My CE Tool
CLICK HERE to read CE Requirements
||NEW APPLICATIONS-STATUS SHEET
ATTENTION GRADUATES and
All new applications are listed here. The Status Sheet is updated everyday and contains all the answers to your questions regarding your application status:
FBI BACKGROUND CHECKS TYPICALLY TAKE TWELVE (12) WEEKS TO PROCESS. Applicants should start the process as soon as possible to avoid a delay in licensure.
Your license will be mailed to you within two weeks after ALL of your documentation has been received in our office.
***If you are a dental hygienist and you meet the requirements for a Local Anesthesia Certificate in Kentucky, you must submit a SEPARATE application and $50 fee.
Click here for the APPLICATION***
NEW REGULATION REQUIRES DENTAL LABS TO REGISTER
Effective June 18, 2014, all dental laboratories doing business in Kentucky are required to register with the Kentucky Board of Dentistry. The required registration fee is $150 for each laboratory.
Effective June 18, 2014, all Kentucky dentists shall only use the services of a commercial dental laboratory that is registered with the Kentucky Board of Dentistry. All Kentucky dentists are required to include the registration number of the dental laboratory on the dentist's work order.
For a list of Kentucky approved dental labs, please look on the Dental Laboratories page on this website.
Please click HERE to visit the Dental Laboratory page for the appropriate application forms.
Click here to read the regulation:
201 KAR 8:016
ATTENTION DENTAL LABS
The Board of Dentistry was required under the State Records Retention Law to purge and destroy all previous Lab Registration files from 2009 and earlier. Registration of laboratories was removed from the law in 2010 when the Kentucky Dental Practice Act was rewritten.
All laboratories must fill out a NEW registration form and you will be issued a NEW Registration Number.
Click below to download and print the application:
Application for Registration of Dental Laboratories
||Frequently Asked Questions
Please reference the Kentucky Board of Dentistry Frequently Asked Questions for your convenience FAQs updated 3.5.2014
||Requirement to Release Patient Records
A Dentist is required to release to the patient a copy of the patient's record. A dentist may not deny a written request for any reason, including unpaid fees.