Doctor of Dental Medicine Licensing Disclosure

Boston University offers a number of programs that lead to a professional license or certification. Provided below is state-specific licensure information regarding Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine’s Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) program.

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine’s DMD program is accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation (ADA CODA) and meets the educational requirements for dental licensure in each state.

For states in which you seek licensure, we highly recommend that you contact the individual state dental licensing board listed below to determine any additional requirements for licensure. Other requirements often include, but are not limited to, passing the National Board Dental Examinations (NBDE Parts I and II or INBDE), a clinical licensing examination administered by either a state or regional testing agency or the ADA’s dental licensing objective structured clinical examination (DLOSCE); jurisprudence examination; application and licensing fees; criminal background checks; reference checks; additional post-graduation examinations or mandatory residency training; and sedation permits. It is important that you be aware of all such requirements and that you plan accordingly.

For your convenience, we have provided links to the specific state dental boards below:

Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama

Alaska Board of Dental Examiners

American Samoa Bar Association (Health Services)

Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners

Arkansas State Board of Dental Examiners

Dental Board of California

Colorado Dental Board

Connecticut State Dental Commission

Delaware Board of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene

District of Columbia Board of Dentistry

Florida Board of Dentistry

Georgia Board of Dentistry

Guam Board of Examiners for Dentistry

Hawaii Board of Dentistry

Idaho Board of Dentistry

Illinois Board of Dentistry

Indiana State Board of Dentistry

Iowa Dental Board

Kansas Dental Board

Kentucky Board of Dentistry

Louisiana State Board of Dentistry

Maine Board of Dental Practice

Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry

Michigan Board of Dentistry

Minnesota Board of Dentistry

Mississippi State Board of Dental Examiners

Missouri Dental Board

Montana Board of Dentistry

Nebraska Board of Dentistry

Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners

New Hampshire Board of Dental Examiners

New Jersey State Board of Dentistry

New Mexico Board of Dental Health Care

New York State Office of the Professions, Dental Professions

North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners

North Dakota Board of Dental Examiners

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Health Care Professions Licensing Board

Ohio State Dental Board

Oklahoma Board of Dentistry

Oregon Board of Dentistry

Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry

Puerto Rico Board of Dental Examiners

Rhode Island Board of Examiners in Dentistry

South Carolina Board of Dentistry

South Dakota State Board of Dentistry

Tennessee Board of Dentistry

Texas State Board of Dental Examiners

United States Virgin Islands Board of Dental Examiners

Utah Dentists and Dental Hygienists Licensing Board

Vermont Board of Dental Examiners

Virginia Board of Dentistry

Washington State Dental Association

West Virginia Board of Dentistry

Wisconsin Dentistry Examining Board

Wyoming Board of Dental Examiners


Date of Last Revision: March 2024