Welcome to the Dental Hygiene Board of California (DHBC)
The responsibilities of DHBC include issuing, reviewing, and enforcing dental hygiene licenses as well as developing the Law and Ethics examinations. Additional functions include promulgating regulations, establishing and maintaining fees, oversight and approval of dental hygiene educational programs, and continuing education requirements for all dental hygiene licensure categories.
The DHBC’s primary mission is to protect the public and meet the oral hygiene needs of all Californians.
The DHBC 2023 Sunset Review Report is now available.
The Dental Hygiene Board of CA would like to notify you that the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Department of Health and Human Services have credible information of an increased and imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers. The Dental Hygiene Board of CA is sharing this information to provide warning to healthcare providers to ensure that they take timely and reasonable precautions to protect their networks from these threats. Please see additional information at the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency website: https://us-cert.cisa.gov/ncas/alerts/aa20-302a.
Attention: Are you interested in becoming a Dental Hygiene Board member? Click on the Consumers tab, then under Information for Consumers, click on the link for the Board Member Resources and review the information on becoming a DHBC board member. Or contact us and we’ll tell you how. Thank you.