Rules Adopted at the August 12, 2022 Board Meeting:

Rule 104.2 Continuing Education Providers

Repeal 108.25 Dental Health Care Workers

Rules Adopted at the May 13, 2022 Board Meeting:

Rule 108.16 Teledentistry

Rule 108.7 Minimum Standard of Care

Rules Adopted at the February 18, 2022 Board Meeting:

Rule 107.204 Remedial Plans

Rules Adopted at the December 10, 2021 Board Meeting:

Rule 101.14 Exemption from Licensure for Certain Military Spouses (Dental)

Rule 103.10 Exemption from Licensure for Certain Military Spouses (Hygiene)

Rule 108.74 Call Coverage Agreements

Rules Adopted at the September 10, 2021 Board Meeting:

Rule 101.1 General Qualifications for Licensure (Dental Licensure): 
Rule 103.1 General Qualifications for Licensure (Dental Hygiene Licensure): 
Rule 114.6 General Qualifications for Registration or Certification (Dental Assistants): 
Rule 108.7 Minimum Standard of Care: 
Rule 108.55 Advertising for General Dentists: 


Rules Adopted at the June 18, 2021 Board Meeting:

Rule 101.2 Licensure by Examination (Dental Licensure)
Rule 103.2 Licensure by Examination (Dental Hygiene Licensure)


Rules Adopted at the March 12, 2021 Board Meeting:

Rule 108.7 Minimum Standard of Care, General
Rule 108.8 Records of the Dentist
Rule 108.54 Advertising of Specialties
Rule 119.10 Oral Medicine
Rule 119.11 Dental Anesthesiology
Rule 119.12 Orofacial Pain


Rule Adopted at the February 19, 2021 Board Meeting: 

Rule 108.7 MINIMUM STANDARD OF CARE, GENERAL
Rule 108.7 – Strikethrough version (effective February 19, 2021) 


Rules Adopted at the December 11, 2020 Board Meeting: 

Rule 111.5 ELECTRONIC PRESCRIBING WAIVERS
Rule 104.1 CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR DENTISTS AND RDHs
Rule 114.12 CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR RDAs


Rules Adopted at the September 11, 2020 Board Meeting: 

Rule 102.1 FEES
Rule 110.2 SEDATION ANESTHESIA PERMIT
Rule 110.9 ANESTHESIA PERMIT RENEWAL


Rules Adopted at August 24th, 2020 Emergency Board Meeting:

Updated Emergency Rule 108.7: Dental Health Care Personnel (DHCP) may resume the use of ultrasonic devices for hygiene services. DHCP are no longer required to complete the full treatment of one patient before leaving the treatment area and on to another patient. DHCP are required to remove PPE before returning home, but are no longer required to change from scrubs to personal clothing. DHCP should maintain due diligence related to antiseptic control at all times. 
Emergency Rule 108.7 Updated (PDF)


Rules Adopted at June 5th, 2020 Board Meeting

Rule 101.3 Licensure by Credentials
Rule 101.4 Temporary Licensure by Credentials
Rule 101.14 Military Spouse
Rule 101.15 Reinstatement of Cancelled License
Rule 103.3 Licensure by Credentials
Rule 103.4 Temporary Licensure by Credentials
Rule 103.10 Military Spouse
Rule 103.11 Reinstatement of Cancelled License 
Rule 114.7 Military Spouse 
Rule 108.9. – COVID 19 Emergency Rule  
Rule 104.21 – Providers 
Rule 102.1 – Fees 

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