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Board of Dental Examiners

Welcome to the Board of Dental Examiners.

The Board of Dental Examiners is responsible for the protection of the public by governing and regulating the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene in New Hampshire. The Board has four principle functions:

  1. to examine, license, and register applicants whom it finds to be qualified to practice dentistry and dental hygiene;
  2. to ensure that all licensees are in compliance with the Dental Practice Act (RSA 317-A) and the Board's administrative rules;
  3. to make, amend, and adopt reasonable rules and regulations governing the conduct of dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants;
  4. to undertake, when appropriate, adjudicatory proceedings and disciplinary action against licensees.


  • On April 3, 2017, the Board of Dental Examiners (“Board”) voted to adopt as initial proposal Den 100, and on May 1, 2017 the Board voted to adopt as an initial proposal Den 300-500. The Board has scheduled a public hearing on these proposals for August 7, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. Interested persons may submit oral comments on the proposals at that hearing, and the Board will accept written comments on these proposals from now until the conclusion of the hearing. Written comments may be submitted via mail to the Board’s office at 121 S. Fruit Street, Concord, NH 03301, or electronically via email to Robert J. Lamberti, Jr., Attorney I, at
  • The board has compiled a list of resources for prescribing opioids for pain management.
  • Important notice for agenda items for monthly Board meetings.
  • OSAP Launches Online MERS Toolkit.

For questions or concerns, please contact the Board's office at (603) 271-4561 or

Board Disciplinary Actions

Board Disciplinary Actions are included with License Verification.


All information provided by the New Hampshire Board of Dental Examiners (Board) on this website is made available for the convenience of interested persons. While the Board believes the information to be reliable, human or mechanical error remain a possibility as does delay in the posting or updating of information. Therefore, the Board makes no guarantee as to the accuracy, completeness or currency of the information. Neither the New Hampshire Board of Dental Examiners nor any of the sources of the information shall be responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the use or result obtained from the use of this information.

Office of Professional Licensure and Certification
121 South Fruit Street |  Concord, NH 03301
Main Telephone: (603) 271-2152