Board of Dentistry

Due to COVID-19 and for the health and safety of both consumers and staff, walk-in services at the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs offices may change at anytime.  Please check the Professional and Vocational Licensing (PVL) main page at https://cca.hawaii.gov/pvl/ for the most current updated information.

Please observe proper safety protocols (e.g., face covering and physical distancing) when visiting.

Staff continue to telework and remain available during normal hours to meet the needs of the public over the phone (808-586-3000) and by email (reach the appropriate Board, Program, or Commission via https://cca.hawaii.gov/pvl/contact/). The public is strongly encouraged to continue calling in or utilizing the available online services. For a full listing of DCCA’s online services please go to https://cca.hawaii.gov/covid19.

The Board of Dentistry has shared a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) document to assist dentists and other dental healthcare professionals with inquiries regarding dental settings and requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Saturday, October 26, 2019 Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe, anonymous disposal.

Dentistry License Types

  • Dentist
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Community Service Dentist
  • Community Service Dental Hygienist
  • Temporary

RENEWAL AND RESTORATION INFORMATION

Community Service Dental Hygienist Renewal Information...

  • All Licenses regardless of issuance date, are subject to renewal within one month prior to the license expiration date.
IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE LICENSEE TO RENEW BY LICENSE EXPIRATION DATE ON A YEAR TO YEAR BASIS. (no further notice is provided)
Community Service Dental Hygienist Renewal Application Form

Licenses not renewed by license expiration date are unlicensed and may not practice and must reapply as a new applicant and meet current licensing requirements.

Dentist, Dental Hygienist and Community Service Dentist Renewal Information...

  • All Licenses regardless of issuance date, are subject to renewal by December 31 of every odd-numbered year.
On-time renewals for the licensing period of January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021
Renew Online: https://pvl.ehawaii.gov/mypvl
Renewal Postcard Reminder Mailout: November 1, 2019
Renewals accepted: November 4, 2019 to December 31, 2019
Renew By License Expiration Date: December 31, 2019

Licenses not renewed by license expiration date are unlicensed and may not practice.

Renewal Fees

On-Time Cost to Renew
Dental Hygienist (DH) – active status – $164.00
Dental Hygienist (DH) – inactive status – $12.00
Dentist (DT) – active status – $308.00
Dentist (DT) w/Anesthesia Privilege – active status – $388.00
Dentist (DT) – inactive status – $12.00
Community Service Dentist (CSDT) – $200.00
Community Service Dental Hygienist (CSDH) – $105.00

 

Restoration Information...

(DT, DH) Forfeited licenses may be restored within 2 years and subject to meeting restoration requirements.
Failure to restore a forfeited license within 2 years after the license expiration date will result in the termination of the license and the person must apply as a new applicant and meet current licensing requirements.

Restoration Fees

 Cost to Restore (late renewal)
Dental Hygienist (DH) – active status – $164.00
Dental Hygienist (DH) – inactive status – $62.00
Dentist (DT) – active status – $308.00
Dentist (DT) w/Anesthesia Privilege – active status – $388.00
Dentist (DT) – inactive status – $34.00
Community Service Dentist (CSDT) – $298.00
Community Service Dental Hygienist (CSDH) – Must Reapply as new applicant