When a dentist or dental hygienist passes the NERB, can he/she begin practicing despite not having physical possession of his or her license?

After graduation from a dental hygiene or dental school, a dentist or hygienist must possess a current license prior to treating any patient in any setting.

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 The ADA Practical Guide to Frequently Asked Legal Questions.