Wyoming Board of Dental Examiners

Dentists

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.

  • Per the Rules, all licenses and permits will expire December 31 of the year issued - even if it is issued December 30. If you are applying close to the December 31 date, you can request your license not be issued until after December 31. It is important to remember you may not practice in Wyoming until that license is issued.

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?

Please contact dentalboard@wyo.gov with any questions!

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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 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/

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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

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.

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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)