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.
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.
PLEASE NOTE: Per the rules and regulations, all licenses and permits, when issued, expire on December 31st of the year they are issued. You will need to renew your license or permit on December 31st, regardless of the issue date.
INITIAL APPLICATION FORMS
Hygienist by Endorsement
If actively licensed in another state.
Hygienist by Examination (New Grad)
If a new graduate - not licensed anywhere yet.
Hygienist 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
Local Anesthesia, Nitrous Oxide Analgesia, and/or Lasers
If on your initial application you did not indicate training in one of these functions, you must submit this form to apply for these functions.
Approved Expanded Function Courses
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If Wyoming license has been revoked, surrendered, suspended, conditioned, or restricted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
RENEWAL APPLICATION FORMS
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.