To be certified in New York State you must:
- be a New York State licensed dental hygienist currently registered to practice or applying concurrently for licensure
- meet additional education and training requirements
You must file an application for certification and any other forms indicated. Submit all forms, along with the appropriate fee, to the Office of the Professions of the New York State Education Department. It is your responsibility to follow up with anyone you have asked to send us material.
The specific requirements for certification are contained in Title 8, Article 133, Section 6605-6 of New York's Education Law and Part 61 of the Commissioner's Regulations.