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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.


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

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Upcoming 2019 Licensing Expos:

The Dental Hygiene Graduate Expo will be June 7, 2019, location TBA

The Dental Graduate Expo will be June 21, 2019, location TBA

For more information, please email licensinghelp@tsbde.texas.gov.


Upcoming Board Meeting Notice

 

The Texas State Board of Dental Examiners with be holding its next video board meeting on April 26, 2019 at 8:15am.  The board meeting will be held in the Hobby Building in Tower 3, Room 100.  Click here to view the agenda

The Texas State Board of Dental Examiners will be holding a board meeting on May 17, 2019 at 8:30am.  The board meeting will be held in the Hobby Building in Tower 2, Suite 225. 


Upcoming Committee Meeting Notice

The Disciplinary Review Committee will be meeting on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at time tbd.

The Licensing Committee will be meeting on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at time tbd.

The Dental Practice Committee will be meeting on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at time tbd.  

The Anesthesia Committee will be meeting on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at time tbd.


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: