The West Virginia Board of Dentistry is an agency of the State mandated by legislature to protect the public health, safety, and welfare of its citizens. The Board regulates the profession of dentistry and licenses dentists and dental hygienists who have proven minimal competency standards by examination.

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The renewals for Corporations, PLLCs, Anesthesia Permits and Qualified Monitors were mailed in April. These renewals may be completed on paper or online and are due by June 30, 2024.

The application for Interstate Telehealth Registration for dentists and dental hygienists is now available under Applications. Anyone wishing to apply for a registration will need to print and complete the paper application and submit it to this office until further notice.

The following new specialty designations are now available for licensure: Dental Anesthesiology, Oral Medicine, and Orofacial Pain. Questions should be directed to the Board office via phone or email.

Upcoming Meetings

July 18 & 19, 2024
The Greenbrier
White Sulphur Springs, WV

October 25 & 26, 2024
Hilton Garden Inn
Morgantown , WV

*Notice of Public Comment of Proposed Rule 5CSR11*

*Notice of Public Comment of Proposed Rule 5CSR14*


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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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