Wyoming Board of Dental Examiners
Practice in Wyoming
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 radiographs or place pit and fissure sealants without first obtaining a permit from the Board.
Applying for Licensure
The Board office will not communicate with any individual except for the applicant regarding the status of any application.
The Board will NOT accept cash.
Regardless of the date your license or permit is issued, all licenses and permits WILL expire December 31 of the year issued - even if it is issued December 30. Please plan accordingly.
Dentist Application Forms
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 Permit - For those actively licensed in another jurisdiction and requesting a temporary educator's license to instruct at a dental hygiene school.
Non-Clinical Dentist - For those seeking a limited license for teaching, examining, consulting, reviewing, or engaging in administrative oversight.
Volunteer's Certificate - If retired, a certificate for providing services to low-income, uninsured persons at nonprofit health care facilities.
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/
Sedation Application Forms
Moderate Sedation Permit - To administer Moderate Sedation
Deep Sedation/General Anesthesia Permit - To administer Deep Sedation and/or General Anesthesia
Facility Permit - If a permit holder chooses to allow an operating dentist to utilize their facilities to perform dental procedures, then the permit holder shall apply for a facility permit.
Operating Dentist Sedation Permit - An operating dentist sedation permit shall be required for an operating dentist to perform procedures where sedation services are provided by a qualified anesthesia provider.
Sedation Inspection Forms
Onsite Clinical Inspector Application - To apply to perform inspections
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)