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RE-ELECTION NOTICE

Re-Election News

Kentucky Board of Dentistry Nominations

Open Seats:  1 open Hygienist seat

 

Beginning November 5th, 2019 the Kentucky Board of Dentistry (KBD) is accepting nominations for one open Hygienist seat.  Nominations will remain open until close of business November 19th, 2019.  To be eligible for a seat on the board you must:

  • Have been an actual resident and licensed practicing dental hygienist of the Commonwealth for not less than five (5) years immediately preceding his or her appointment to the board;
  • Be in good standing with the board;
  • Not have been disciplined by the board in the past eight (8) years {note a private admonishment shall not count as discipline};
  • Not receive compensation from or have a financial interest in any dental college or dental department of any institution of learning, dental supply business, or any entity over which the board has regulatory authority or sets standards for.

 To be Eligible for election, you must be nominated by any licensed dentist or hygienist in the Commonwealth and all nominations must be in writing. Nominations may be presented in either letter or email and addressed Attention: Board Nomination.

Email @ KBD@KY.Gov 

US Mail Letter:  Kentucky Board of Dentistry 312 Whittington Pkwy Suite 101 Louisville KY 40222 

Important Dates:

  • Open nomination November 5th, 2019
  • Closing Date for nomination November 19th, 2019 {@ close of Business 4:30 PM}
  • Nominations will be reviewed to insure each individual meets required qualifications.
  • Election Opens Monday November 25th, 2019 and will close end of business Wednesday December 4th, 2019 {@ close of business 4:30PM}
  • The results will be announced at the January 11th, 2020 board meeting.
  • The names of the top three vote recipients will be forwarded to Boards and Commissions and the Governor's office for consideration.

 

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From the Kentucky Department for Medicaid Services (KY DMS) – 
Dentists enrolled as a Medicaid provider with the KY DMS and have an active license due for renewal with the Kentucky Board of Dentistry (KBD), and license is set to expire December 31, 2019:

  • Please update your license with KBD at least 15 days prior to the expiration date, no later than December 16, 2019.
  • KBD is working with KY DMS to electronically transmit the updated license information.

With this new process, a copy of your KBD license will no longer be required to be submitted to DMS until Revalidation or a Maintenance action is necessary. 

Providers not updating their license with the KBD at least 15 working days (or by December 17, 2019) prior to the expiration date will be required to submit their updated license through the Kentucky Medicaid Partner Portal Application (KY MPPA), KY MPPA Log In, to DMS to have the KY Medicaid Provider File updated.

Note: Providers that have an out of state license are required to submit updated licensure information through the KY MPPA.


Dentist License Renewal

DENTIST ONLINE LICENSE RENEWAL WILL BE OPEN

THE DENTAL EXCHANGE WEBSITE IS CURRENTLY DOWN DUE TO MAINTENANCE, IF YOU HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED YOUR REQUIRED CE HOURS YOU MAY PROCEED WITH RENEWING YOUR LICENSE.  PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DENTAL EXCHANGE IS NOT A REQUIREMENT, BUT AN OPTION FOR YOU TO LOAD CE'S.

ALWAYS KEEP HARD COPIES IF SUBJECT TO AN AUDIT.

Dentist Renewal


New Applications Status Sheet

PLEASE VIEW THE ABOVE SPREADSHEET FOR NEW DENTIST AND DENTAL HYGIENIST LICENSURE STATUS!











Welcome

​​​​​​​​​About the Board of Dentistry

The Kentucky Board of Dentistry is an agency governed by the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The Board is a separate and distinct entity from any professional association. The main purpose of the Board is to protect the public by administering the Dental Practice Act and regulating the dental profession. The Board is self-supporting and receives no general tax appropriation. It is funded through fees assessed for licensing its dental professionals.


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