Latest Dental Board Stories

2014-04-18 23:02:08

The new state dental practice act database makes it easy to locate each state’s dental practice act. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 The Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB) and the American Association of Dental Boards (AADB) collaborated to introduce a new resource for AADB members and state regulators. The new state dental practice act database makes it easy to locate each state’s dental practice act and dental board administrative rules and regulations. The database...

2014-04-10 23:02:01

The 2014 editions of DANB's state books are now available in print and online. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB) has recently updated the Meet State Requirements section of its website with the latest state dental assisting requirements. “The ‘meet state requirements’ section of DANB’s website has a wealth of information about the dental assisting requirements for each state, plus contact information for the state dental...

2013-04-05 23:04:11

The Dental Assisting National Board, the national certification board for dental assistants, comments on the allegations against Oklahoma oral surgeon. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 On March 28, 2013, the Oklahoma Board of Dentistry filed a 17-count complaint against a Tulsa, Oklahoma, oral surgeon, with charges of being a menace to public health and of gross negligence. Specific allegations include using rusty instruments, reusing needles, not properly sterilizing instruments, not...

2009-02-25 17:55:00

Dental boards are calling for stricter regulation of teeth-whitening products, as outside business such as salons and mall kiosks have begun selling the products, the Associated Press reported.The dental industry claims it's a health and safety issue, but beauty parlors argue dentists are simply trying to force them out of a lucrative niche.Business owner Kelly Markos began selling teeth-whitening products at her upscale salon before an inspector for the Alabama Board of Dental Examiners...

2008-09-05 15:00:31

By MEG HASKELL; OF THE NEWS STAFF Some Maine dentists are rolling up their sleeves to fight a pending regulatory change that they say will make it harder for Maine residents - especially those with anxiety about visiting the dentist - to get the basic care they need. The head of the state's Board of Dental Examiners says the proposed new rule is intended to protect patient safety. The rule would require dentists to use a heart monitor for patients who are treated under "moderate" sedation...

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