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Licensing Services

Dental Hygienists



  • Original License:  You are applying for an original Colorado license.
  • Renew: You currently hold a Colorado license and are in a renewal period.
  • Reinstate: Your Colorado license has expired and you wish to reinstate the license.
  • Retired Status: You are applying to maintain your Colorado license in a retired status. You must comply with Dental Board Rule V.


Click here for helpful hints regarding the licensing process.



Application for Original License

Application to Reinstate an Expired License

Application for Retired Status

Application for Approval to Administer Local Anesthesia

Dental Hygiene Practice Ownership Form


License Expiration Grace Period for New Applicants. All new applicants who are issued a license within 120 days of the upcoming renewal expiration date will be issued a license with the subsequent expiration date. For example, licenses issued between November 1, 2013 and February 28, 2014 will reflect a license expiration date of February 28, 2016. Licenses issued prior to November 1, 2013 will reflect an expiration date of February 28, 2014 and must renew in the upcoming renewal period.

License Renewal Information.  All Dental Hygienist licenses expire on the last day of February in even-numbered years and must be renewed to continue practicing.


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