TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1220 ILLINOIS DENTAL PRACTICE ACT
SECTION 1220.100 APPLICATION FOR LICENSURE


 

Section 1220.100  Application for Licensure

 

An applicant for a license to practice dentistry in Illinois shall file an application on forms supplied by the Division that shall include:

 

a)         For graduates from a dental college or school in the United States or Canada, certification of successful completion of 60 semester hours or its equivalent of college pre-dental education, and graduation from a dental program specified in Section 1220.140.

 

b)         For graduates from a dental college or school outside of the United States or Canada:

 

1)         Certification of graduation from a dental college or school; and

 

2)         Clinical Training

 

A)        Certification from an approved dental college or school in the United States or Canada that the applicant has completed a minimum of 2 years of clinical training at the school in which the applicant met the same level of scientific knowledge and clinical competence as all graduates from that school or college.  The 2 years of clinical training shall consist of:

 

i)          2850 clock hours completed in 2 academic years for full-time applicants; or

 

ii)         2850 clock hours completed in 4 years with a minimum of 700 hours per year for part-time applicants; or

 

B)        In the alternative, certification, from the program director of an accredited advanced dental education program approved by the Division, of completion of no less than 2 academic years may be substituted for the 2 academic years of general dental clinical training.

 

c)         The required fee set forth in Section 1220.415(a)(1).

 

d)         Proof of successful completion of the Theoretical examination given by JCNDE.  The passing score shall be determined by JCNDE.  The National Board Certificate must be mailed to the Division by JCNDE.

 

e)         Proof of successful completion of an examination set forth in Section 1220.120(a).

 

f)         Certification, on forms provided by the Division, from the state in which an applicant was originally licensed and is currently licensed, if applicable, stating:

 

1)         The time during which the applicant was licensed in that state, including the date of the original issuance of the license; and

 

2)         Whether the file on the applicant contains any record of disciplinary actions taken or pending.

 

(Source:  Amended at 38 Ill. Reg. 15907, effective July 25, 2014)