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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.


Upcoming Stakeholder Meeting

The TSBDE is holding a stakeholder meeting on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. to discuss rulemaking concepts related to sedation and anesthesia.  Click here to read the notice.


Dental Assistant Certificates to be abolished: Coronal Polishing and Pit & Fissure Sealants 

Please click here to learn more about the Dental Assistant certificates being abolished on September 1, 2017.


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:

No. 21102 Jerry L. Teague, DDS on August 31, 2016