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Dental Hygienist
License Description
Applicants must: 1) Be at least 18 years old and of good moral character. 2) Be a U.S. citizen, or legally entitled to live and work in the U.S.. 3) Have graduated from a dental hygiene school accredited by the ADA. 4) Pass the National Board of Dental Examiners dental hygiene examination with a score of at least 75%. 5) Pass a clinical examination (WREB or ADEX Dental Hygiene). 6) Pass the online Nevada jurisprudence examination. Reciprocity: Nevada offers licensure by examination (WREB or ADEX Dental Hygiene). *Notes: WREB = Western Regional Examining Board; ADEX = American Board of Dental Examiners; PBIS = Professional Background Information Service; CCBS = Complete Credentialing & Background Service. Fees may be subject to change. Fees are: application packet - $25; initial license application by WREB or ADEX - $600; biennial license renewal--$300.
Licensing Agency
Board of Dental Examiners
6010 S. Rainbow Blvd. Ste A-1
Las Vegas , 89118
(702) 486 7044
Active Status
Active
Active Military/Veterans
Expedited processing is available for military and spouses
Continuing Education
Continuing education required
Criminal Record
Any conviction prohibited
Education
Degree required
Exam
Both state and third-party exams required
Experience
Experience
License Type
Stand-alone license
License Updated
01/14/2016
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