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Be advised: The TSBDE office will be closed 12/24 through 12/28 for the Christmas Holiday.

 

The Mission of the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners

The Mission of the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners is to protect the public health and safety and promote high quality and safe dental care by providing enforcement, licensing, peer assistance, and related information services to licensees and their patients.


TSBDE Sunset Bill Signed by Governor Abbott

Click here to read the full text of SB 313.


Harvey Relief for Licensees

The Governor has suspended Sec. 257.002 (license renewal) of the Texas Occupations Code in order to assist licensees and permit holders. This suspension is in effect until terminated by the Office of the Governor or until the Tropical Depression Harvey disaster declaration is lifted or expires. For more information, please contact the Licensing Division at (512) 463-0235.

UPDATE - Hurricane Harvey Relief

DENTIST TEMPORARY LICENSURE FOR CHARITABLE PURPOSE

PROVISIONAL LICENSE


Upcoming Stakeholder Meeting Notice

Board Staff will convene a Stakeholder Meeting on November 20, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. to discuss topics related to dental practice. You may review the notice for this stakeholder meeting by clicking on this link.


Upcoming Board Meeting Notice

The Texas State Board of Dental Examiners with be holding its next board meeting on December 7, 2018 at 1:30pm.  The board meeting will be held in the Hobby Building in Tower 3, Suite 100.  Board Meeting Agenda.


Upcoming Committee Meeting Notice

The Disciplinary Review Committee will be meeting on Thursday, February 21, 2019 - at time tbd  

Disciplinary Review Committee Agenda to come

The Licensing Committee will be meeting on Thursday, February 21, 2019 - at time tbd  

Licensing Committee Agenda to come

The Anesthesia Committee will be meeting on Thursday, February 21, 2019 - at time tbd 

Anesthesia Committee Agenda to come

The Dental Practice Committee will be meeting on Thursday, February 21, 2019 - at time tbd  

Dental Practice Committee Agenda to come


Prescription Monitoring Program

For more information about the Prescription Monitoring Program and requirements for dentists who prescribe controlled substances, click here.


Current Temporary Suspensions

The following licenses have been temporarily suspended by an executive committee of the Board pursuant to Section 263.004 of the Texas Occupations Code: 

7534 Joseph R. Phifer, DDS  - TS