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36-6A DENTISTS, DENTAL HYGIENISTS AND DENTAL AUXILIARIES
CHAPTER 36-6A

DENTISTS, DENTAL HYGIENISTS AND DENTAL AUXILIARIES

36-6A-1      Board of Dentistry--Number of members--Qualifications.
36-6A-2      Repealed.
36-6A-3      Appointment and term of lay member.
36-6A-4      Terms of office--Vacancies.
36-6A-5      Officers of board.
36-6A-6      Board continued within Department of Health--Records and reports.
36-6A-7      Acceptance of funds by board--Separate fund--Payments from fund--Expense limited by revenue.
36-6A-8      Compensation and expenses of board members--Salary of secretary-treasurer--Payment for services.
36-6A-9      Affiliation with American Association and Central Regional Dental Testing Service--Dues--Delegates to meetings.
36-6A-10      Seal of board--Meetings--Examinations.
36-6A-11      Quorum--Majority required for decision--Meeting on call of majority of members.
36-6A-12      Removal of member--Disqualification of member subject to disciplinary proceedings.
36-6A-13      Immunity of members from civil liability.
36-6A-14      Powers and duties of board.
36-6A-15      Restrictions on rule-making power of board.
36-6A-16      Enforcement of chapter.
36-6A-17      Employment of assistance in enforcement--Action for injunction--Election of remedies--Legal representation of board.
36-6A-18      Assistance in enforcement proceedings--Expenditure of funds--Employment of attorney.
36-6A-19      Subpoena power of board--Administration of oaths.
36-6A-20      Depositions.
36-6A-21      Dental radiography--Requirements for practice.
36-6A-22      Complaints filed with board--Records maintained--Investigation--Dismissal--Appeal--Disciplinary procedure.
36-6A-23      Sanctions authorized in disciplinary proceedings.
36-6A-24      Summary suspension of license--Grounds--Hearing--Appeal.
36-6A-25      Reinstatement of suspended or revoked license or registration.
36-6A-26      Definition of terms.
36-6A-27      Immunity from liability for acts of members of professional committees--Confidentiality of committee communications.
36-6A-28      Unauthorized practice or representation as dentist, dental hygienist, dental radiographer, or dental specialist as misdemeanor.
36-6A-29      Restrictions on advertising--Violation as misdemeanor.
36-6A-30      Sale, offer, or advertising of dental services by unlicensed person prohibited--Violation as misdemeanor.
36-6A-31      Authorization required to practice dentistry--Exclusive responsibility of dentists.
36-6A-32      Scope of dental practice defined.
36-6A-32.1      Exemption for certain community-based primary health organizations.
36-6A-32.2      Exemption for mobile or portable dental unit operated by certain nonprofit organizations.
36-6A-33      Acts excluded from practice of dentistry.
36-6A-34      Out-of-state dentist's acts not considered practice of dentistry.
36-6A-35      Federal officers' acts not considered practice of dentistry.


36-6A-36      Dental appliance work on dentist's order not considered practice of dentistry.
36-6A-37      Use of X-rays not considered practice of dentistry.
36-6A-38      Religious practitioners' acts not considered practice of dentistry.
36-6A-39      Fee-splitting as misdemeanor--Partnerships and employment excepted.
36-6A-40      Employment of hygienist--Scope of permitted practice--Preventive and therapeutic services.
36-6A-40.1      Hygienist requirements for preventative and therapeutic services under collaborative supervision.
36-6A-40.2      Evidence of hygienist requirements--Fee--Promulgation of rules.
36-6A-41      Dental auxiliaries--Education and training--Dentist's responsibility--Unauthorized practice.
36-6A-42      Dental assistants--Education and training.
36-6A-43      Dental technicians to work in dental laboratory or under dentist's supervision--Dental appliance work on dentist's order--Intra-oral services.
36-6A-44      Application for license to practice dentistry or dental hygiene--Requirements--Examination.
36-6A-44.1      Criminal background investigation of applicants for licensure as dentist and licensees under disciplinary investigation--Fees.
36-6A-45      Examination required--Scope and nature.
36-6A-46      Examination requirements satisfied by results of a national standardized test.
36-6A-47      Licensing of dentist or hygienist from another state--Proof of character and professional standing--Examination on South Dakota rules.
36-6A-48      Issuance or renewal of licenses--Inactive practitioners--Fees for licensing and testing.
36-6A-49      Temporary registration--Requirements.
36-6A-50      Fees payable to board.
36-6A-51      Fraud in securing license or annual registration as misdemeanor.
36-6A-52      Annual renewal of license--Notice--Information and fee required--Suspension.
36-6A-53      Annual renewal of registration--Notice--Information and fee required--Suspension.
36-6A-54      Display of certificates--Names on office door.
36-6A-55      Proof of continuing education required.
36-6A-56      Acceptable proof of continuing education.
36-6A-57      Reexamination on failure to continue education--Suspension of license.
36-6A-58      Notice to board of change of address--Replacement of lost or destroyed license.
36-6A-59      Grounds for disciplinary action--Hearing--Physical and mental examinations.
36-6A-60      Burden of proof as to valid license in prosecution for violations.


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