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Dental Hygiene
Board Information

The Board of Dentistry advises the Department of Health and Human Services Regulation and Licensure on all issues related to the regulation of Dentistry. Board member composition and length of terms follows:

Membership: 6 Dentists (2 must be faculty members of the dental colleges)
2 Dental Hygienists
2 Public Members
Length of Term: 5 years, no more than 2 consecutive full 5-year terms
Professional Requirements: Been actively engaged in practice of his/her profession in the State of Nebraska, under a license issued in this state, for a period of 5 years just preceding his/her appointment
Public Member:
  1. Be a resident of this state who has attained the age of majority;
  2. Represent the interests and viewpoints of consumers; and
  3. Not be a present or former member of a credentialed profession, an employee of a member of a credentialed profession, or an immediate family or household member of any person presently regulated by such board.

The Board of Dentistry meets at least 1 time per year - see Board meeting Schedule for meeting dates and times. Meetings are open to the public, with the exception of investigational matters. Minutes of meeting are available here or by contacting Vonda Apking, (402) 471-2118 or by e-mail at

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