DPH: Dental Hygienist Licensure of Foreign Trained Applicants

Dental Hygienist Licensure of Foreign Trained Applicants

 

Before applying for licensure, please familiarize yourself with the general licensing policies.

 

An applicant who has earned a dental degree from a program located outside of the United States may qualify for dental hygienist license provided the applicant has:

 

Graduated from a dental school located outside the United States and received the degree of doctor of dental medicine or surgery, or its equivalent;

 

Successfully completed the National Board of Dental Hygiene Examination;

 

Successfully completed one of the following clinical performance examinations: 

 

The Commission on Dental Competency Assessments (formerly NERB);


Council of Interstate Testing Agencies;

 

Southern Regional Testing Agency;

 

Central Regional Dental Testing Service;

 

Western Regional Examining Board;

 

Is enrolled in a dental hygiene program in Connecticut accredited by the Commission on Dental Education and has successfully completed not less than one year of clinical training in a community health center affiliated with and under the supervision of the accredited dental hygiene program.

 

DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS

 

A completed application and fee in the amount of $150.00.  Applications are only accepted online.  Please select this link to apply online;

 

Official verification directly from the educational institution, verifying the award of a dental degree;

 

Official report of National Board Dental Hygiene Examination scores;

 

Official report of successful completion of a regional board examination as outlined above;

 

Verification directly from the Connecticut dental hygiene program confirming enrollment and completion of  not less than one year of clinical training in a community health center affiliated with and under the supervision of the accredited dental hygiene program.

 

All supporting documentation should be sent to:

 

Connecticut Department of Public Health

Dental Hygienist Licensure

410 Capitol Ave., MS #12 APP

P.O. Box 340308

Phone: (860) 509-7603

Fax:  (860) 707-1929

Email:  dph.dentalteam@ct.gov





Content Last Modified on 9/19/2017 12:46:52 PM