Dental License in Nevada for Foreign Trained Dentists
Written Examination Requirements:
The applicant must successfully complete both parts of the National Board Dental examination written examination with a minimum average score of 75%
The applicant must pass a written jurisprudence examination on the contents and interpretation of NRS 631 and NAC 631
The applicant must be a graduate of a dental school accredited by CODA, a two-year advanced standing or international program is accepted for this requirement as long as it awards a DDS or DMD.
Clinical Examination Requirements:
The applicant must present a certificate from WREB that indicate passing the WREB examination within the 5 years immediately preceding the date of the application.
Another clinical examination alternative is the ADLEX administered in the State of Nevada
The applicant must be a US citizen or lawfully entitled to remain and work in the US.
$1200 application fee ($1500 for the ADLEX Nevada exam option)
NPDB and HIPDB Self-Query results
CCBS or PBIS background check
For more information:
Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners
6010 S. Rainbow Blvd., Ste. A-1
Las Vegas, NV 89118
Local Phone: (702) 486-7044 Long-distance: 1-800-DDS-EXAM
(or 1-800-337-3926) Fax: (702) 486-7046