Background Check Instructions:

The WV Board of Dentistry is mandated by the state Legislature to require state and federal background checks on all new applicants. Instructions are provided below

In-State Background Check Instructions:

Follow these instructions if you plan to complete the Background Check WITHIN WEST VIRGINIA at an IdentoGo location. This is the quickest and most reliable way to process the Background Checks

  • In-State Background Check Instructions

    Out-of-State Background Check Instructions:

    Use these instructions and FORMS if you plan to complete the Background Check OUTSIDE of WEST VIRGINIA. You must submit the correct forms and fingerprint cards to complete the Background Check.

  • Out-of-State Background Check Instructions

    Challenge of Criminal History Record Form:

    In the event you are determined to not be qualified to work or volunteer based on your criminal history background check results you may start a personal review of your criminal record. Use the forms and instructions below for this process.

  • Challenge of Criminal History Record

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    Contact Information

    West Virginia Board of Dentistry
    1319 Robert C. Byrd Drive
    PO Box 1447
    Crab Orchard, WV 25827
    Phone: 1-877-914-8266
    Fax: (304)253-9454

    Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm M-F

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