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Credential Verifications

Credential Verifications

If you are applying for licensure in another state, and need verification of your credentials sent to that state, please follow the steps below:
If you hold an active dental or dental hygiene license:
There is no paperwork required to verify your credentials. Your new licensing board will need to use our online verification system to verify your Oregon license, which is available here:
 All state boards were made aware of this policy in 2017, and have proceeded accordingly since that time. No exceptions will be made to this policy. Below is a letter signed by our executive director that was sent to all state boards in March of 2017, explaining how to use our online verification system.
March 17, 2017 Letter Regarding License Verification

If you hold an expired or retired dental or dental hygiene license:
Please email to request the appropriate form to complete this request. Please note that a payment of $20.00 will be required.
If you are a dental assistant:
Please complete the order form here, and remit with your payment of $20.00 (payable by check or money order) to the following address:
                        Oregon Board of Dentistry
                        Unit 23         
                        PO Box 4395
                        Portland, OR 97208

Please note that all fees are nonrefundable. Inaccurately submitted forms will not be processed, and cannot be refunded. Please contact if you have any questions. 

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