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Kentucky Board of Dentistry Kentucky Board of Dentistry

 

Kentucky Board of Dentistry

312 Whittington Parkway, Suite 101

Louisville, Kentucky 40222

Office: 502-429-7280

Fax: 502-429-7282

Email: kbd@ky.gov

 

The Kentucky Board of Dentistry office will be closed on Labor Day on Monday, September 1, 2014.

The Kentucky Board of Dentistry is an agency
governed by the Commonwealth of Kentucky. T
he Board is a separate and distinct entity from any professional association. The main purpose of the Board is to protect the public by administering the Dental Practice Act and regulating the dental profession. The Board is self-supporting and receives no general tax appropriation. It is funded through fees assessed for licensing its dental professionals.

NEW REGULATION REQUIRES DENTAL LABS TO REGISTER

Effective June 18, 2014, all dental laboratories doing business in Kentucky are required to register with the Kentucky Board of Dentistry.  The required registration fee is $150 for each laboratory.

Effective June 18, 2014, all Kentucky dentists shall only use the services of a commercial dental laboratory that is registered with the Kentucky Board of Dentistry.  All Kentucky dentists are required to include the registration number of the dental laboratory on the dentist's work order.

For a list of Kentucky approved dental labs, please look on the Dental Laboratories page on this website.  Dental Laboratories Page


Click here to read the regulation:
201 KAR 8:016

                       

ATTENTION DENTAL LABS!

The Board of Dentistry was required under the State Records Retention Law to purge and destroy all previous Lab Registration files from 2009 and earlier. Registration of laboratories was removed from the law in 2010 when the Kentucky Dental Practice Act was rewritten.

ALL laboratories must fill out a NEW registration form and you will be issued a NEW Registration Number.

Click below to download and print the application:

Application for Registration of Dental Laboratories

          

 

 


Attention Graduates
and New Applicants


  CHECK HERE FOR THE STATUS OF YOUR APPLICATION FOR LICENSURE.
Please allow two business days AFTER your application is received in our office before your name is added to the spreadsheet.

STATUS SHEET

Your license will be mailed to you within two weeks after ALL of your documentaion has been received in our office.

 

 

***If you are a dental hygienist and you meet the requirements for a Local Anesthesia Certificate in Kentucky, you must submit a SEPARATE application and $50 fee.

Click here for the APPLICATION***


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Please reference the Kentucky Board of Dentistry Frequently Asked Questions for your convenience FAQs  updated 3.5.2014

Requirement to Release Patient Records

A Dentist is required to release to the patient a copy of the patient's record.  A dentist may not deny a written request for any reason, including unpaid fees.

KRS 422.317

 

 


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OFFICE CLOSED
 

Please be advised the Board office may be closed on occasions of severe weather and may be unable to provide specific notice of the closing. Your patience and consideration is appreciated to allow staff the ability to prioritize issues according to urgency.

 

2014 Meetings Calendar
 


2014 BOARD MEETINGS


September 13, 2014

November 22, 2014


 

LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMITTEE MEETING


 

 

Last Updated 8/21/2014
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