Statutes

Statutes affecting Dental Board Licensees consist of Title 32, Chapter 11 (The Dental Practice Act) and other selective statutes outside the Dental Practice Act in Title 12, Title 13, Title 20, Title 25, Title 32 and Title 36. Below are direct links to the Board's statutes. Please follow this link for a complete document of the Board's Statutes and Rules.

Title 32 Professions and Occupations - Chapter 11 Dentistry - Article 8 Mobile Dental Facilities & Portable Dental Units
Description

Standards of operation and practice

Informed consent; information for patients

Disciplinary actions; cessation of operation

Title 12 Court and Civil Proceedings - Chapter 13 Evidence - Article 7.1 Medical Records
Description

Definitions

Confidentiality of medical records and payment records

Release of medical records and payment records to patients and health care decision makers; definition

Release of medical records and payment records to third parties

Release of medical records or payment records to third parties pursuant to subpoena

Charges

Immunity

Retention of records

Title 12 Court and Civil Proceedings - Chapter 5.1 Actions Relating To Health Care - Article 1 General Provisions
Description

Qualified immunity; health professionals; nonprofit clinics; previously owned prescription eyeglasses

Title 13 Criminal Code - Chapter 34 Drug Offenses
Description

Exceptions and exemptions; burden of proof; privileged communications

Title 13 Criminal Code - Chapter 36 Family Offense
Description

Duty to report abuse, physical injury, neglect and denial or deprivation of medical or surgical care or nourishment of minors; medical records; exception; violation; classification; definitions

Title 13 Criminal Code - Chapter 9 Probation And Restoration Of Civil Rights
Description

Suspension of civil rights and occupational disabilities

Title 20 Insurance - Chapter 4 Particular Types of Insurers
Description

Contracts; dentist; covered services; definition

Contracts; dentists; covered services; definition

Title 20 Insurance - Chapter 6 Particular Types of Insurance
Description

Contracts; dentists; covered services; definition

Contracts; dentists; covered services; definition

Title 25 Marital & Domestic Relations - Chapter 2 Dissolution of Marriage
Description

Child support; factors; methods of payment; additional enforcement provisions; definitions  (Legal authority to collect Social Security Numbers).