Maine Revised Statutes

§18342. Dentist

1. Dentist license.   Except as provided in section 18347, an applicant for licensure as a dentist must comply with the provisions of section 18341 and must provide:
A. Verification of a doctoral degree in dentistry from a dental school accredited as required by board rule; and [2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).]
B. Verification of passing all examinations required by the board. [2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).]
[ 2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW) .]
2. Faculty dentist license.   An applicant for a faculty dentist license must comply with section 18341 and must provide:
A. Verification of an active dental license in good standing issued under the laws of another state or a Canadian province; and [2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).]
B. Credentials, satisfactory to the board, including a letter from the employing school of dentistry, dental hygiene or denturism indicating that the applicant satisfies the credentialing standards of the school and that the applicant will teach:
(1) Dentistry, dental hygiene or denturism in this State as part of a clinical and didactic program for professional education for dental students and dental residents accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation or a successor organization approved by the board;
(2) Dental hygiene in this State as part of a clinical and didactic program for professional education for dental hygiene students and dental hygiene residents accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation or a successor organization approved by the board; or
(3) Denturism in this State as part of a board-approved clinical and didactic program for professional education for denturism students. [2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).]
[ 2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW) .]
3. Limited dentist license.   An applicant for a limited dentist license must comply with section 18341 and must provide:
A. Verification of a doctoral degree in dentistry from a dental school accredited as required by board rule; [2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).]
B. Verification that the applicant has been licensed as a dentist in good standing issued under the laws of this State or has an active dental license in good standing issued under the laws of another state or a Canadian province; [2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).]
C. Verification of passing all examinations required by board rule; and [2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).]
D. Verification that the applicant will be practicing dentistry in a nonprofit dental clinic without compensation for work performed at the clinic. [2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).]
[ 2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW) .]
4. Clinical dentist educator license.  An applicant for a clinical dentist educator license must comply with section 18341 and must provide:
A. Verification of an active dental license in good standing issued under the laws of another state or a Canadian province; and [2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).]
B. An outline of the clinical education program to be offered to practitioners in this State. [2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).]
[ 2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW) .]
5. Charitable dentist license.   An applicant for a charitable dentist license must comply with section 18341 and must provide:
A. Verification of a doctoral degree in dentistry from a dental school accredited as required by board rule; [2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).]
B. Verification that the applicant has been licensed as a dentist in good standing under the laws of this State or has an active dental license in good standing issued under the laws of another state or a Canadian province; [2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).]
C. Verification of passing all examinations required by board rule; and [2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).]
D. Verification that the purpose of the license is to offer free dental care in conjunction with a charitable or social organization. [2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).]
[ 2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW) .]
6. Resident dentist license.   An applicant for a resident dentist license must comply with section 18341 and must provide:
A. Verification of a doctoral degree in dentistry from a dental school accredited as required by board rule; [2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).]
B. Verification of passing all examinations required by board rule; [2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).]
C. Verification that the applicant will be practicing dentistry in a board-approved practice setting within the State; and [2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).]
D. A statement from the sponsoring dentist that demonstrates that the level of supervision and control of the services to be performed by the applicant are adequate and that the performance of these services are within the applicant's dental knowledge and skill. [2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).]
[ 2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).