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



Upcoming Board Meeting Notice

The Texas State Board of Dental Examiners with be holding its next board meeting on April 20, 2018.  The board meeting will be held in the Hobby Building in Tower 3, Suite 102. - Click here for Agenda

Upcoming Committee Meeting Notice

The Anesthesia Committee will meet on Friday March 30, 2018.   Click here for Agenda

Upcoming Stakeholder Meeting Notice

A Stakeholders Meeting will be held on Monday, April 16, 2018. Click here for Notice

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:

None at this time