EMERITUS STATUS - INACTIVE or ACTIVE
Any licensed dentist, dental therapist, dental hygienist, or dental assistant is eligible for the following status, as long as they have a current license in good standing. Please note that once your application has been processed, there is no pathway in Rule for reinstatement of your full license.
Emeritus Inactive Requirements
Applicant must retire from active practice in the state.
Applicant must be in compliance with board requirements and cannot be the subject of current disciplinary action resulting in suspension, revocation, disqualification, condition, or restriction of their license.
An emeritus inactive license is not a license to practice, but is a formal recognition of completion of a person's dental career in good standing.
This license status is issued once and is neither renewable nor reversible.
Emeritus Active Requirements
Applicant must be in compliance with Board requirements and cannot be the subject of current disciplinary action resulting in suspension, revocation, disqualification, condition, or restriction of their license.
An emeritus active licensee may engage only in the following types of practice:
• pro bono or volunteer dental practice,
• paid practice not to exceed 500 hours per calendar year for the exclusive purpose of providing licensing supervision to meet the Board's requirements,
• or paid consulting services not to exceed 500 hours per calendar year.
An emeritus active licensee is not eligible to reinstate a full license.
The Emeritus active license must be renewed every two years (the renewal fee is half the price of renewing a full license)
CE is required (CE requirements are half the CE requirements of a full license plus courses in 2 CORE subjects and Infection Control).
If you are not interested in applying for emeritus active or inactive status, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org
to request voluntary termination of your license.