meeting announcements

Announcements (dates subject to change without notice)

2020 Scheduled Meeting Dates
**An Emergency meeting by conference call was held Wed., March 25, 2020 at 12:30pm.**

**The April 2020 meeting of the NC State Board of Dental Examiners was held Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm via the Zoom Videoconfering meeting platform.**

**A special meeting was held by conference call on Monday, April 20, 2020 at noon. The purpose of the meeting was to consider an alternate means of conducting applicant background checks during the COVID-19 state of emergency.**

**The North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners met by electronic means at noon on Tuesday, April 28, 2020. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss recommendations for best practices for opening dental offices when Governor Cooper’s Executive Order # 121 is modified.**

**The North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners conducted an electronic meeting on Friday,  May 8, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. The purpose of the meeting was to consider emergency actions necessary for licensees and applicants during the current COVID-19 State of Emergency.**

**The May 2020 meeting of the NC State Board of Dental Examiners was held Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 6:00 pm via the Zoom Videoconfering meeting platform.**

2019 Scheduled Meeting Dates
**The January 2019 meeting was rescheduled for January 10, 2019 at 6:30 pm by conference call. **
**The February 2019 meeting was re-scheduled for February 12, 2019 at 6:00 pm by conference call.**
**The North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners held an official meeting by conference call on Monday, May 27, 2019 at noon.**

2018 Scheduled Meeting Dates
**The April 2018 meeting was rescheduled for April 10 at 6:30 pm by conference call.**
**The October 2018 meeting was rescheduled for October 9 at 5:30 pm by conference call.**

2017 Scheduled Meeting Dates **All Matters before the NC Dental Board scheduled for August 2017 were continued. Therefore the August 11-12, 2017 meeting of the Dental Board was cancelled.**
Functions of the Board of Dental Examiners
The administration of licensure examinations for dentists and dental hygienists
The promulgation of rules and enforcement of laws and regulations governing the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene in this state
The issuance and renewal of licenses to dentists and dental hygienists