Texas State Board of Dental Examiners

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.


Controlled Substances Registration 

Please click here for information on Controlled Substance Registration.


TSBDE Responds to Sunset Advisory Commission Staff Report

Click here to read the TSBDE's response to the Sunset Advisory Commission's Staff Report.  

Click here to read the TSBDE's follow up response to Sunset testimony given on June 23, 2016.


Recent 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:

No. 26115 Kendra Behram, DDS on July 19, 2016

No. 23346 Joshua Robbins, DDS on June 16, 2016

No. 10232 Julio Salmeron, RDA on March 30, 2016

No. 10420 Robert S. Kent, DDS on January 25, 2016

No. 21310 Bethaniel Jefferson, DDS on January 20, 2016

No. 25687 D. William Gary, DDS on December 14, 2015


Upcoming Meetings

The TSBDE will hold a Licensing Committee meeting on Friday, August 5, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. Click here for the agenda.

The TSBDE will hold an Anesthesia Committee meeting on Friday, August 5, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.  Click here for the agenda.  (Note: This is not an Anesthesia Work Group meeting but it is an open meeting to the public.)

The next Board meeting is scheduled for August 12, 2016.