IMPORTANT NOTICE: Beginning October 24, 2022, staff of the Board of Dental Practice will be temporarily displaced while the building located at 76 Northern Avenue in Gardiner, Maine is closed for remediation work. During this temporary displacement, only limited staff will be located at 221 State Street in Augusta, Maine so the best way to contact us (https://www.maine.gov/dental/board-information/contact.html) to resolve your complaints, answer your questions, and continue to deliver high-quality services to consumers and our licensees is by email or by phone or through our other online services.
Welcome to the Maine Board of Dental Practice
The Maine Board of Dental Practice is a state regulatory agency and was established to protect the public through the regulation of individuals practicing in the dental profession. The primary responsibilities of the Board are to examine and license qualified applicants for licensure in categories of dentists, dental hygienists, dental radiographers, dental therapists, denturists, expanded function dental assistants, issue sedation permits to qualified licensees; to inspect dental practices; and to investigate complaints against licensees and take appropriate disciplinary action.
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