Wyoming Board of Dental Examiners

Dentists and Dental Sedation

License and Permits required to practice in Wyoming

  • Individuals wishing to practice as a Dentist or Dental Hygienist in the State of Wyoming must first obtain licensure.

  • Any dental assistant taking and exposing radiographs or placing pit and fissure sealants must first obtain a permit.

Applying for Licensure

  • The Board office will only communicate with the applicant regarding the status of any application.

  • The Board will not accept cash, please do not mail or carry in cash payments.

Application Processing

  • Once an application file is received and determined to be complete, review typically takes 1-3 weeks. This is a generalization and not a guarantee. Review time may vary due to the application type, current staff and/or review committee workload, if any discipline is disclosed, etc.

  • All applications are processed as quickly as staff is able and each is processed in the order received.

Questions?

The Wyoming Board of Dental Examiners requires completion of a patient-based clinical examination. There are no exceptions to this requirement!! You MUST take a patient based clinical exam that meets the requirements in Chapter 3 of the Board Rules to be licensed in Wyoming.

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Dentist by Examination (New Graduates) - For new graduates that are not yet licensed in any jurisdiction.

Dentist by Endorsement - For those actively licensed in another jurisdiction.

Dentist by Endorsement w/ Temporary Educator's License - For those actively licensed in another jurisdiction and requesting a temporary educator's license to instruct at a dental hygiene school.

Volunteer License - If retired, a license for providing services to low-income, uninsured persons at nonprofit health care facilities.

Dentist Reinstatement - For those seeking reinstatement following disciplinary action.

A non-clinical license application is no longer available per the rules revised January 14, 2022.

Once you are licensed, you can contact the Wyoming Board of Pharmacy to obtain your controlled substance registration. Their website is https://pharmacyboard.wyo.gov/

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Address / Name Change - To update your name or contact information with the Board Office

License Verification Request - To have your Wyoming license verified to other jurisdictions or entities

Replacement Documents Request - To request replacement pocket cards or wall certificate

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Moderate Sedation Permit - To administer Moderate Sedation

Deep Sedation/General Anesthesia Permit - To administer Deep Sedation and/or General Anesthesia

Initial Facility Permit Application - For a designated responsible dentist to permit a sedation facility with the Board. This is for a very first application request.

Facility Permit Transfer Application - To change the responsible dentist for an already permitted sedation facility.

An operating dentist sedation permit is no longer required per the rules revised January 14, 2022.

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Onsite Clinical Inspector Application - To apply to perform sedation inspections of offices providing anesthesia

Checklist for Sedation Site Inspections - To inspect anesthesia offices

List of Approved Clinical Inspectors - To view individuals approved by the Board to perform inspections

Onsite Clinical Re-Inspection - To verify completion of office re-inspection (due every 5 years)