Board Rules

» Rules Overview
Learn how the administrative rules process works and how to contact the Board about rules.

» Code of Iowa
View the state law that regulates the practice of dentistry, dental hygiene, and dental assisting in the state of Iowa. (Iowa Code chapters 153, 147, and 272C)

» Iowa Administrative Code 650 - Board Rules
View the Dental Board rules that regulate the practice dentistry, dental hygiene, and dental assisting in the state of Iowa.

» Rules Docket
See the list of all rules under active consideration, or rules recently adopted or amended by the Board. Find out how to submit comments about pending rules, how to inspect the rule-making record, and where to go to attend public hearings on pending rules.

» Board Updates & Policy Statements
See a list of policy statements, Board news and other updates.


» Petition for Rule Waiver Form
This link will allow you to view the instructions that provide an example of the required format to use for making such requests.

» Annual Regulatory Plan
The Iowa Dental Board annually submits a regulatory plan by August 1 listing each "regulatory action" (each potential rule currently under active consideration or development within the agency excluding those rules that do not have a substantial impact on the legal rights, privileges, or duties of persons) that the agency reasonably expects to issue in proposed or final form in that fiscal year or thereafter. Click here to view the 2014 plan.


Any questions or comments regarding any of the information above should be addressed to:

Agency Rules Administrator
Iowa Dental Board
400 SW 8th Street
Des Moines, IA 50309-4687
Email: IDB@iowa.gov
Phone: 515-281-5157
Fax:      515-281-7969