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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 8. Business and Professions
- Chapter 36. Dentistry
- Section 110. Qualifications For License.
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AS 08.36.110. Qualifications For License.
An applicant for a license to practice dentistry shall
- (1) provide certification to the board that the applicant
- (A) is a graduate of a dental school that, at the time of graduation, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of
the American Dental Association;
- (B) holds a certificate from the American Dental Association Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations that the
applicant has successfully passed the written examinations given by the commission;
- (C) has not had a license to practice dentistry revoked, suspended, or voluntarily surrendered in this state or another
- (D) is not the subject of an adverse decision based upon a complaint, investigation, review procedure, or other
disciplinary proceeding within the five years immediately preceding application, or of an unresolved complaint,
investigation, review procedure, or other disciplinary proceeding, undertaken by a state, territorial, local, or
federal dental licensing jurisdiction or a dental society;
- (E) is not the subject of an unresolved or an adverse decision based upon a complaint, investigation, review procedure, or
other disciplinary proceeding, undertaken by a state, territorial, local, or federal dental licensing jurisdiction,
dental society, or law enforcement agency that relates to criminal or fraudulent activity, dental malpractice, or
negligent dental care and that adversely reflects on the applicant's ability or competence to practice dentistry or on
the safety or well-being of patients;
- (F) is not the subject of an adverse report from the National Practitioner Data Bank or the American Association of Dental
Examiners Clearinghouse for Board Actions that relates to criminal or fraudulent activity, or dental malpractice;
- (G) is not impaired to the extent that affects the applicant's ability to practice dentistry;
- (H) has not been convicted of a crime that adversely reflects on the applicant's ability or competency to practice dentistry or that jeopardizes the safety or well-being of a patient;
- (2) pass, to the satisfaction of the board, written, clinical, and other examinations administered or approved by the
- (3) meet the other qualifications for a license established by the board by regulation.
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