Dental Practice Act

The Dental Practice Act is found in Chapters 251 through 267 of the Texas Occupations Code. You may click on the links below to see each chapter of the Texas Occupations Code as it pertains to the practice of Dentistry.

Chapter 251. General Provisions Relating to Practice of Dentistry

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Chapter 252. State Board of Dental Examiners      

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Chapter 253. Executive Director and Personnel                  

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Chapter 254. Board Powers and Duties                   

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Chapter 255. Public Interest Information and Complaint Procedures                  

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Chapter 256. Licensing of Dentists and Dental Hygienists                  

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Chapter 257. License Renewal                  

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Chapter 258. Practice by Dentist                   

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Chapter 259. Prohibited or Restricted Commercial or Professional Activities     

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Chapter 260. Operation of Certain Dental Practices                  

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Chapter 261. Confidentiality and Immunity of Dental Peer Review Committee 

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Chapter 262. Regulation of Dental Hygienists                  

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Chapter 263. License Denial and Disciplinary Proceedings                  

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Chapter 264. Penalties and Enforcement Provisions                  

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Chapter 265. Regulation of Dental Assistants                  

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Chapter 266. Regulation of Dental Laboratories                  

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Chapter 267. Licensing of Faculty Members of Dental or Dental Hygiene Schools

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TSBDE Rules and Regulations

You can view individual chapters of the TSBDE Rules and Regulations in the Texas Register. You can click through each chapter and subchapter to find the most recent versions of the rules as published in the Texas Register.

TSBDE Rules and Regulations

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