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Monday, 20 October 2014
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Rule 108.14 Grace Period

The Board adopted new rule 108.14 regarding pediatric stabilization during the May 9, 2014 Board meeting.  This rule took effect on June 11, 2014.  The new rule requires that a dentist who wishes to utilize pediatric stabilization obtain advanced training by either an accredited post-doctoral program or pediatric dentistry residency program that provides clinical and didactic education in advanced behavior management techniques; or an extensive and focused continuing education course of no less than 8 hours in advanced behavior management that includes both didactic and clinical education pertaining to Protective Stabilization.  The Board is aware that there are very few continuing education courses regarding pediatric stabilization.  The Board has been informed that several groups are working on formulating educational programs for pediatric stabilization that meet the requirements as set forth in the rule.  Starting June 11, 2014, the Board will grant a one year grace period for the training requirements.  All other provisions of the rule are in full effect.

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Texas Dentist License Renewal Questionnaire

ALL Texas licensed dentists are asked to complete the online Dentist License Renewal Questionnaire.  If you are not certain whether or not you have completed the questionnaire or you need further assistance please click the link below.


Dentist Verification of License

Dentists who need to verify their licensing record should CLICK HERE .  A search can be completed by entering any of the following information:  Dentist's First Name, Last Name, or License Number (if known). 

Requests to Update to a Licensee's Record
Only the licensee may submit an update to their record maintained by the Board.  Requests received from anyone other than the licensee will not be honored.  As a reminder, all licensees are required to notify the Board within 60 days of a change in address.  Requests for a change to a licensee's record will be accepted via e-mail  This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it , Fax (512) 463-7452, or by ground mail to: SBDE, 333 Guadalupe, Tower 3, Suite 800, Austin, TX 78701-3942.

Dentist's Needing to Update Their Specialty Practice Type
Dentists interested in updating their licensing record online to reflect their specialty practice type should CLICK HERE for further instructions on submitting the required documents to the Board.  Please allow two weeks for processing. 

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