Welcome to the Dental Board of California

Welcome to the Dental Board of California

Dental Board of California






  • LAW AND ETHICS EXAMINATION ALERT: Effective June 1, 2015, the administration of the California Dental Law and Ethics Examination is suspended due to integrity concerns. The administration of the examination will resume on June 15, 2015.

    Pursuant to Business and Professions Code section 123, it is a misdemeanor for any person to engage in any conduct which subverts or attempts to subvert any examination or the administration of an examination. If it is determined that any individual has been involved in a breach of an examination, the Dental Board of California will not hesitate to take appropriate action, which may include referral for prosecution, cancellation of exam scores, or revocation of a license, permit or certification.

    If you have any questions, please contact the board at (877) 729-7789 (Toll Free), (916) 263-2300 (Direct), or dentalboard@dca.ca.gov.

Our mission is to protect the health and safety of consumers.

The Board:

  • Licenses qualified dental health care professionals;
  • Takes action to enforce compliance of the Dental Practice Act and State of California laws;
  • Strives to enhance the education of consumers and licensees.
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