DISTRICT FOUR STATE BOARD MEETING UPDATES
GEORGIA

Original Board Meeting Date : May 1, 2020

North Carolina

Original Board Meeting Date : April 8, 2020

Additional Board Meeting Date : April 20, 2020

LICENSURE

Executive order effective from 4/8/2020-6/7/2020 waiving the standard licensure process requiring dentists to submit fingerprint cards for background checks by the NC SBI. Instead, applicants may have to submit signed release form authorizing the Board to request a criminal history record check from Castle Branch, Inc. 

South Carolina

Original Board Meeting Date : April 3, 2020

LICENSURE

Due to postponed examinations, the Board approved the temporary creation of a Dental Resident Limited License for residencies starting in 2020 and valid for one year, allowing residents to practice dentistry under certain parameters. (More information and applications will be posted to the Board website.) 

 

The Board waived the 50% online CE restriction, so 100% of CE for the upcoming renewal period from 1/1/2019 – 12/31/2020 may all be obtained online. 

Tennessee

Original Board Meeting Date : March 26, 2020

Additional Meeting Date : July 9, 2020

LICENSURE

TN’s executive order suspends the requirement for completion of a live patient examination and grants dental licensure to those graduating from a CODA accredited dental school in 2020 and have met all other competency requirements.

virginia

Original Board Meeting Date : May 1st and 15th (CANCELLED)

Additional Board Meeting Date : May 29, 2020

LICENSURE

The Board granted an automatic extension of continuing competency renewal requirements for a period of six months after the renewal deadline for any renewal due by March 31, 2020.

BOARD CONTACT INFORMATION

Georgia

Board of Dentistry

Telephone number:

404-651-8000

Contact link: 

https://gbd.georgia.gov/contact-us

Tennessee

Board of Dentistry

Telephone number: 

615-532-5073

Email

dental.health@tn.gov

North Carolina

Board of Dentistry

Telephone number:

919-678-8223 

Contact link: 

https://www.ncdentalboard.org/contact.htm

South Carolina

Board of Dentistry

Telephone number:

803-896-4599

Email: 

Contact.Dentistry@llr.sc.gov

Virginia

Board of Dentistry

Telephone number:

804-367-4538

Email: 

denbd@dhp.virginia.gov