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Licensing Services




  • 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.
  • Change Status:  You hold an active Colorado license and wish to change the status to inactive.
  • Retired Status: You are applying to maintain your Colorado license in a retired status. You must comply with Dental Board Rule V.


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Application for Original License

Application to Reinstate an Expired License

Application for Retired Status

Application to Reactivate an Inactive License

Application to Change Status from Active to Inactive

Application for Academic Dentist

Application for Approval to Administer Anesthesia

Application for Renewal to Administer Anesthesia

Application to Reinstate for Academic Dentist

Inspector Report Form for Deep Sedation/General Anesthesia

Inspector Report Form for Moderate Sedation

Dental Practice Ownership Form


Jurisprudence Examination



License Expiration Grace Period for New ApplicantsAll 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 Dentist licenses expire on the last day of February in even-numbered years and must be renewed to continue practicing.


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