The new law and regulations allow dental hygienists to administer nitrous oxide after obtaining a Board permit. The new law and regulations also allows dental hygienists to administer local anesthesia to facilitate both dental and dental hygiene procedures. Click here for details.

Important UPDATE Information Regarding Maryland Prescription Drug Monitoring Program 

Dental Radiation Technologist Regulations COMAR 10.44.19 


Learn how to better protect yourselves from Infection transmission in the dental setting 

Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings: Basic Expectations for Safe Care 



Maryland Law requires that each owner of a dental practice hold an active Maryland dental license to practice dentistry.

Click HERE to download the Ownership of a Dental Practice form.

Please fax 410-402-8505, or email mdh.mddentalboard@maryland.gov this form back to the Board within 7 (seven) days of renewing your dental license.


Contact Us:

Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners

Spring Grove Hospital Center

Benjamin Rush Building

55 Wade Avenue/Tulip Drive

Catonsville, MD 21228 


Mainline to the Board: (410) 402-8501
Main Office Fax: (410) 402-8505
Compliance Fax: (410) 402-8523


Board Officers

·        President-  James P. Goldsmith, D.M.D.
·        Vice President- Arpana S. Verma, D.D.S.​
·        Secretary/ Treasurer- Stefan N. Miller
·        Parliamentarian & Editor- Louis G. DePaola, D.D.S., M.S.
·        Executive Director- Frank McLaughlin