Monday, Dec 15, 2014

The Dental Board of California has recently published new fees for dental licensure and renewals, effective January 1, 2015. Renewal notices sent out with an expiration date of January 31, 2015 and later will have to pay the increased fee, no matter when renewal fees have been submitted to the DBC. Failure to pay the increased fee will result in license renewals not being issued. In addition, the CURES/PMDP Fee that has been assessed on all healthcare providers since April 1, 2014 will be included in all initial licensure and renewal fees.

Affected categories with new rates are as follows:

  • Initial Dental License Fee: $537
  • Dental License Renewal Fee (Active & Inactive): $537
  • Retired & Disability License Renewal Fee: $274.50
  • Delinquency Fees for Retired & Disability Licensees: $131.25
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Permit Renewal Fee: $525
  • Initial Fictitious Name Permit Fee: $525

More information about the new fee increases can be found on the Dental Board website, www.dbc.ca.gov, under “Fee Increase Effective January 1, 2015 for Dentists”.