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Board of Dentistry

Total public members:                7

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 ยง 3-120S.08b, and issue certifications to dentists and facilities where dentistry is practiced to permit a dentist to administer general or sedation anesthesia.


  • Five (5) dentists licensed in the District
  • One (1) dental hygienist licensed in the District
  • 1 consumer member


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.

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