Looking to get your initial dental license? Apply here. This application is not for dental hygienists, dental assistants, limited license dental interns, or limited license dental faculty licenses.
You can renew your dental license and permits online at the same time.
You can check the status of a health profession license, permit, certification, or Massachusetts Controlled Substances Registration (MCSR) online.
To administer anesthesia, sedation and/or nitrous oxide-oxygen, dentists must hold the appropriate individual permit. Apply here. This page doesn't cover local anesthesia permits for hygienists or facility permits.
To administer any type of anesthesia or sedation other than local anesthesia, your dental facility must be properly permitted. You can apply here for the permit you need.
Are you a dentist? Apply here for a Mobile Dental Facility (MDF) or Portable Dental Operations (PDO) permit. Please note this application is not for dental hygienists applying for a MDF or PDO permit.
Learn about and request this mandatory, open-book examination for dentists, dental hygienists, limited license dental interns, and limited license dental faculty members.
If you are a dentist, dental hygienist, or dental assistant, and need to change your address or your name on your license, you can request those changes here. You can also request a duplicate license here.
You may need a certified statement of licensure from one of the health profession Boards of Registration to obtain licensure in another state.
Dentists and Public Health Dental Hygienists who own their professional practice and wish to incorporate as a Professional Corporation are required to obtain and submit a completed Certification by Regulatory Board form to the Board.