Board of Registration in Dentistry

Board of Registration in Dentistry

Learn about our Board and the work we do to provide you with the best dental services.


239 Causeway St, Suite 500, Boston, MA 02114


(617) 973-0980

Who we serve

We are responsible for licensing dentists and dental hygienists for practice in the Commonwealth. This includes initial licensees and those who have licenses outside the state and want to practice here. We also issue limited and faculty dental licenses, and facility and practitioner permits for anesthesia administration.

We establish rules, regulations, and policies covering dentistry, dental hygiene and dental assisting. We monitor licensee's to ensure they follow statutes, regulations, policies, and ethical standards. We also investigate complaints against licensed dental professionals.

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