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Laws and Regulations

Ensure your practice operates smoothly.

The list below contains important information about state laws and regulations governing dental and orthodontic practices.

This information is presented for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. These links to state dental board websites are provided for your convenience, and the AAO is not responsible for the information on these websites. AAO does not promise that the links or information will be continuously available (and therefore such links may not always work or lead to up-to-date content). AAO makes no representation, warranty or condition, either express or implied, in relation to any of the information received from such websites, and the AAO does not control their content or availability. AAO is not responsible for such websites or you accessing websites, including the terms on which such websites are made available and the websites’ privacy policies.    

Get in touch with your state dental board.

State dental boards handle licensure, patient complaints, and more.