Method of Appointment: Appointed by Mayor, confirmed by Council
Length of Appointment: 3 years
Residency: DC Residency Required
Paid board: No (all roles are voluntary)
The Board of Dentistry shall regulate the practices of dentistry and dental hygiene and dental assistants, issue teaching licenses as provided under § 3-120S.08b, and issue certifications to dentists and facilities where dentistry is practiced to permit a dentist to administer general or sedation anesthesia.
There is established a Board of Dentistry consisting of 7 members appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council.Of the members of the Board, 5 shall be dentists licensed in the District, 1 shall be a dental hygienist licensed in the District, and 1 shall be a consumer member.
Qualifications of members:
The professional members must be licensed to practice in the District. Each professional member shall have been engaged in the practice for at least 3 years preceding appointment. The consumer member shall not be a health professional or in training to become a health professional, and shall not have a household member who is a health professional or is in training to become a health professional.
The Commission has monthly meetings; subcommittees meet as required to complete tasks.
If you are interested in an appointment to this board, please complete the appointment application. A member of our team will contact you to discuss the opportunity.