The Wyoming Board of Dental Examiners licenses Dentists, Dental Hygienists and Dental Assistants. No person may practice as a Dentist or Dental Hygienist in the State of Wyoming without first obtaining a license from the Board. No Dental Assistant may take and expose x-rays without first obtaining registration from the Board.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to review the Rules and Regulations to determine the appropriate application method. The Board office will not communicate with any individual except for the applicant regarding the status of any application.
Dental examinations will be conducted at the June 22, 2017 Board Meeting in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Pending Dentist applications MUST be complete by Monday, June 12, 2017 in order to examine at the June 22, 2017 meeting. Details regarding the meeting can be found on the Board Meetings page of this website.
INITIAL APPLICATION FORMS
Dentist by Endorsement
If actively licensed in another state.
Dentist by Examination (New Grad)
If a new graduate - not licensed anywhere yet.
Dentist by Endorsement w/ Temp Educator's permit
If actively licensed in another state and requesting a temporary educator's license to instruct at a dental hygiene school.
If Wyoming license has lapsed/expired.
If Wyoming license has been revoked, surrendered, suspended, conditioned, or restricted.
Limited license for teaching, examining, consulting, reviewing, or engaging in administrative oversight.
If retired, a certificate for providing services to low-income, uninsured persons at nonprofit health care facilities.
Licenses expire on December 31st of the year of issue. A license renewal notice is mailed to each licensed dentist and dental hygienist at their last address of record approximately sixty (60) days prior to December 31st. The renewal application must be post-marked by December 31st to be considered without a late fee. When the renewal application is approved, the license is renewed for one (1) calendar year. The renewed licensee will will receive new pocket ID cards and a receipt for the renewal fee.
Please note all licenses must be renewed by December 31 of each year in order to continue to practice in the state. If your license is not renewed by December 31, YOU MAY NOT PRACTICE IN WYOMING.