Maine Revised Statutes

§1092. Unlawful practice

1. Unlawful practice.  A person may not:
A. Practice dentistry without obtaining a license; [2003, c. 452, Pt. R, §1 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
B. Practice dentistry under a false or assumed name; [2003, c. 452, Pt. R, §1 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
C. Practice dentistry under the license of another person of the same name; [2003, c. 452, Pt. R, §1 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
D. Practice dentistry under the name of a corporation, company, association, parlor or trade name; [2003, c. 452, Pt. R, §1 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
E. While manager, proprietor, operator or conductor of a place for performing dental operations, employ a person who is not a lawful practitioner of dentistry in this State to perform dental practices as described in section 1081; [2003, c. 452, Pt. R, §1 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
F. While manager, proprietor, operator or conductor of a place for performing dental operations, permit a person to practice dentistry under a false name; [2003, c. 452, Pt. R, §1 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
G. Assume a title or append or prefix to that person's name the letters that falsely represent the person as having a degree from a dental college; [2003, c. 452, Pt. R, §1 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
H. Impersonate another at an examination held by the board; [2003, c. 452, Pt. R, §1 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
I. Knowingly make a false application or false representation in connection with an examination held by the board; [2003, c. 452, Pt. R, §1 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
J. Practice as a dental hygienist or independent practice dental hygienist without having a license to do so; [2011, c. 184, §4 (AMD).]
K. Employ a person as a dental hygienist or independent practice dental hygienist who is not licensed to practice; [2011, c. 184, §4 (AMD).]
L. Practice as a denturist without having a license to do so; [2011, c. 184, §4 (NEW).]
M. Practice as a dental radiographer without having a license to do so; [2011, c. 184, §4 (NEW).]
N. Employ a person as a denturist who is not licensed to practice; or [2011, c. 184, §4 (NEW).]
O. Employ a person as a dental radiographer who is not licensed to practice. [2011, c. 184, §4 (NEW).]
[ 2011, c. 184, §4 (AMD) .]
2. Penalty.  A person who violates this section commits a Class E crime. Violation of this section is a strict liability crime as defined in Title 17-A, section 34, subsection 4-A.
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. R, §1 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1967, c. 544, §80 (NEW). 1975, c. 484, §10 (AMD). 1993, c. 600, §A73 (AMD). 2003, c. 452, §X2 (AFF). 2003, c. 452, §R1 (RPR). 2007, c. 620, Pt. C, §§7, 8 (AMD). 2011, c. 184, §4 (AMD).

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