Welcome!

Welcome to the official website for the Kansas Dental Board.  The Kansas Dental Board is the licensing and regulatory office for dentists and dental hygienists in the State of Kansas.

***The Kansas Dental Board is not authorized, statutorily or otherwise, to close dental offices or suspend certain dental procedures in Kansas due to COVID-19.  These decisions may only be ordered through the exercise of chief executive or emergency powers, including, but not limited to, those powers held by the President of the United States or Governor.  Each licensee should remain informed of current developments.***  

By order of Governor Kelly, the state building where the Kansas Dental Board office is located will not be open to the general public from Monday, April 6, 2020, through Sunday, April 19, 2020.  This order can be modified with or without future notice.  During this time, limited telephonic voicemails will be accepted, prioritized, and then returned in the order of priority as determined by Board staff.  E-mail inquires are strongly encouraged and preferred.  All e-mail inquiries must be directed to the Board’s general e-mail box:  dental.info@ks.gov

Please do not send multiple e-mails or forward your previously submitted e-mail from several different e-mail addresses because this consumes limited staff time to sort and prioritize based on need.  Please understand that, due to the large number of inquiries, a response time cannot be guaranteed.  We ask that you continue to remain patient, follow the KDHE’s current guidelines, exercise your professional judgment, and monitor the Board’s website for any potential changes.  Thank you. 

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COVID-19 Resource Center

Friday, March 27, 2020, 5:30 p.m. CST
KDHE Memorandum #3

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Bureau of Oral Health (KDHE), has provided an updated guidance document entitled, "Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update."  This guidance document updates all prior guidance documents and should be implemented accordingly. 

Thursday, March 19, 2020, 2:30 p.m. CST
KDHE Memorandum #2

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Bureau of Oral Health (KDHE), has provided the following guidance document from the American Dental Association (ADA) entitled, "What Constitutes A Dental Emergency?"  This document should be used in conjunction with the KDHE's most current guidelines.    

Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 10:30 a.m. CST
KDHE Memorandum #1


KDHE Memorandum #1 has been removed.  KDHE Memorandum #3, noted above, now controls.   

For more information, please visit the Kansas Department of Health and Environment's website:

http://www.kdheks.gov/coronavirus/index.htm

Upcoming Meetings

Friday, April 24, 2020
Landon State Office Building, 5th Floor
900 SW Jackson, Room 509
Topeka, KS 66612

Teleconference Number: 1-866-620-7326
Conference Code:  5807233156

WREB Components

Please note:  This clarification applies to 2018 to present WREB Examinations.

Exam applicants should read their candidate manuals prior to taking the exam.

WREB Components Required by the Kansas Dental Board:

1. Comprehensive Treatment Planning (CTP).
2. Operative:  Two (2) posterior restorations following WREB criteria.
3. Endodontics.
4. Periodontics.

Components NOT Required:

Prosthodontics:  This optional section is not required for Kansas Licensure.