New Dentists

Click here to view Executive Order 2020-40, which pertains to applicants seeking initial licensure from the North Dakota Board of Dental Examiners.

New Dentist News
May 2022 Issue of ADA New Dentists News (full PDF issue)
5 wellness resources for new dentists
The burden of burnout
Observing National Wellness Month
New dentists share their go-to activity for National Mental Health Awareness Month
New Dentist Committee collaborates with Chicago-based nonprofit to promote mental wellness
On maintaining mental health, 'nothing wrong with getting help’
The new dentist's guide to pregnancy

Student Resource Center
The go-to guide for career planning. Explore multiple resources for associates looking for jobs or considering purchasing a practice.

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North Dakota Dental Loan Repayment Program
The North Dakota State Legislature has provided funding for the North Dakota Dental Loan Repayment Program. Dentists who provide dental services in the cities or surrounding areas, or both, which the State Health Council identifies as having a defined need for dental services are encouraged to apply. For additional information on this program please visit the following website:

The North Dakota Primary Care Office applies for federal funding yearly to provide a Federal State Loan Repayment Program, which is available for General/Pediatric Dentists or Registered Dental Hygienists providing services in a North Dakota Dental Health Professional Shortage Area. If your county or facility shows a score, your facility is in an eligible location, for shortage locations please view attached map. For additional information on this program please visit the following website:

For a quick review of the Dental Loan Repayment Programs currently being offered, please visit the following link: