Common Complaints Filed

The Dental Hygiene Board of California's Complaint Responsibility Includes, But Is Not Limited To The Following:

  • Use of a controlled substance, or dangerous drug, or alcoholic beverage during practice of hygiene
  • Conviction of a crime
  • Improper advertising
  • Illegal use or duplication of license
  • False or fictitious name use
  • Gross negligence
  • Repeated negligent acts
  • Incompetence
  • Fee sharing
  • Fraud
  • Sexual misconduct with a patient
  • Infection control

Method of Registering Complaints

In order for the Dental Hygiene Board to process a complaint, it must be submitted in writing. A complaint form is available for your use and may downloaded or by mail by either calling or writing to the following:

Dental Hygiene Board of California
2005 Evergreen Street, Suite 1350
Sacramento, CA 95815
(916) 263-1978
(866) 810-9899