Board Meetings:

The March Board meeting will be held March 8, 2024 beginning at 8:00 a.m. at 2229 Rocky Ridge Road, Birmingham, AL 35216.

The April 5, 2024 Board meeting will be held in Florence, Alabama at the Marriott Shoals Hotel and Spa. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m.  The address of the venue is:

10 Hightower Place, Florence, AL 35630-4166

(256) 246-3600







Job Openings:


ADHP-Senior Coordinator (Internal Only)


Emergency Board Rule

Alabama Administrative Code r. 270-X-2-.24 Anesthesia Inspection Teams-Emergency Filing


Proposed Board Rule Amendments

Alabama Administrative Code, r. 270-X-5-.09 Non-disciplinary Fines

Alabama Administrative Code, r. 270-X-2-.07 Annual Registration for Dentists

Alabama Administrative Code, r. 270-X-2-.21 Oral Conscious Sedation

Alabama Adminstrative Code, r. 270-X-3-.07 Annual Registration for Dental Hygienists

Alabama Adminstrative Code, r. 270-X-2-.24 Anesthesia Inspection Teams


UAB Training Opportunity

Infiltration Anesthesia for Dental Hygiene Procedures*

Location: UAB-School of Dentistry

Dates: April 5-7, 2024

Register: Direct Link  



Pursuant to Code of Alabama (1975), §34-9-15 and Alabama Administrative Code, r. 270-X-2-.07, all licenses and permits issued by the Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama shall expire October 1st of each year.  This is NOT a new statute or board rule.  The Board voted to return to the original date provided for in our state law to ensure statutory compliance as an agency.

Should you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact Executive Director W. Blake Strickland at (205) 985-7267, ext. 8, or by email at


The 2023 Newsletter is published on the "About" page for your viewing pleasure.


July 10, 2023 – The Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama, responsible for licensure, monitoring, and ensuring the safe practice of dentists and dental hygienists in their service to the people of Alabama, today announced that American Council on Education (ACE) Learning Evaluations has evaluated and recommended college credit for the Alabama Dental Hygiene Program (17 semester credit hours). This credit award will begin with the 2023-2024 class and will include free transcripts and support services for transferability to universities.

See the press release: Press Release