Uniquely Nova Scotian

The Dental Act empowers the dental profession as the sole providers of dental care for Nova Scotians

Protecting public interests in dental care

The Provincial Dental Board of Nova Scotia is a legislated body mandated to protect the general public interests in matters related to the delivery of dental care.

A professional standard of care

Dental patients have a right to expect a professional standard of care from their dentists and dental assistants.

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Dental Board Office Hours

The Dental Board office is opened Monday - Friday, 8:00- 4:00 pm. If you need to stop by the office kindly call ahead to arrange a convenient time.

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For the Public

For the Public

To Represent and protect the interests of the Public.

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For Licensees

For Licensees

What Dentists and Dental Assistants need to know

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For Applicants

For Applicants

Dentists and Dental Assistants are registered and licensed with the Provincial Dental Board of Nova Scotia

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Search Near You

Dentists are available all across Nova Scotia. You do not need a referral to see a general practice dentist. Search for a dentist in your neighborhood now.

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Latest Publications

Board Business Issue 58 - April 2016

Board Business Issue 58 - April 2016

Board Business for April 2016

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