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Statutes

Statutes affecting Dental Board Licensees consist of Title 32 (The Dental Practice Act) and other selective statutes outside the Dental Practice Act in Title 12, Title 13 and Title 25.  
These statutes are listed below.
Title 32 - Professions and Occupations
(Title 32 statutes can also be viewed as an Adobe pdf document)
 
Chapter 11  DENTISTRY
 
Article 1 Dental Board
32-1201 Definitions
32-1202 Scope of practice; definition
32-1203 Dental board; qualifications of members; terms
32-1204 Removal from office
32-1205 Organization; meetings; quorum; staff
32-1206 Compensation of board
32-1207 Powers and duties; executive director; immunity; fees; definition
32-1208 Failure to respond to subpoena; civil penalty
32-1209 Admissibility of records in evidence
32-1210 Annual report
32-1211 Limitation of expenditures
32-1212 Dental board fund
32-1213 Business entities; registration; renewal; civil penalty; exceptions
 
Article 2 Licensing
32-1231 Persons not required to be licensed
32-1232 Qualifications of applicant; application; fee
32-1233 Applicants for licensure; examination requirements
32-1234 Dental consultant license
32-1235 Reinstatement of license; application for previously denied license
32-1236 Dentist triennial licensure; continuing education; license reinstatement; license for each place of practice; notice of change of address or place of practice; retired and disabled licensees; penalties
32-1237 Restricted permit
32-1238 Issuance of restricted permit
32-1239 Practice under restricted permit
32-1240 Licensure by credential; examinations; waiver; fee
32-1241 Training permits; qualified military health professionals
 
Article 3 Regulation
32-1261 Practicing without license; classification
32-1262 Corporate practice; display of name and license receipt or license; duplicate licenses; fee
32-1263 Grounds for disciplinary action; definition
32-1263.01 Types of disciplinary action; letter of concern; judicial review; notice; removal of notice; violation; classification
32-1263.02 Investigation and adjudication of complaints; disciplinary action; civil penalty; immunity; subpoena authority; definitions
32-1263.03 Executive director; complaints; termination; review
32-1264 Maintenance of records
32-1265 Interpretation of chapter
32-1266 Prosecution of violations
32-1267 Use of fraudulent instruments; classification
32-1268 Violations; classification; required proof
32-1269 Violation; classification; injunctive relief
32-1270 Deceased or incapacitated dentists; notification
32-1271 Marking of dentures for identification; retention and release of information
 
Article 4 Licensing and Regulation of Dental Hygienists
32-1281 Practicing as dental hygienist; supervision requirements; definitions
32-1282 Administration and enforcement
32-1283 Disposition of revenues
32-1284 Qualifications of applicant; application; fee; rules; denial or suspension of application
32-1285 Applicants for licensure; examination requirements
32-1286 Recognized dental hygiene schools; credit for prior learning
32-1287 Dental hygienist triennial licensure; forfeiture of license; reinstatement; notice of change of address; penalties; retired and disabled licensees
32-1288 Practicing without license; classification
32-1289 Employment of dental hygienist by public agency, institution or school; definitions
32-1290 Grounds for censure, probation, suspension or revocation of license; procedure
32-1291 Dental assistants; regulation; duties
32-1292 Restricted permits; suspension; expiration; renewal
32-1292.01 Licensure by credential; examinations; waiver; fee
 
Article 5 Certification and Regulation of Denturists
32-1293 Practicing as denturist; denture technology; dental laboratory technician
32-1294 Supervision by dentist; definitions; mouth preparation by dentist; liability; business association
32-1295 Board of dental examiners; additional powers and duties
32-1296 Qualifications of applicant
32-1297.01 Application for certification; denial; suspension
32-1297.03 Qualification for reexamination
32-1297.05 Disposition of revenues
32-1297.06 Denturist certification; continuing education; certificate reinstatement; certificate for each place of practice; notice of change of address or place of practice; penalties
32-1297.07 Discipline; procedure
32-1297.08 Injunction
32-1297.09 Violations; classification
 
Article 6 Dispensing of Drugs and Devices
32-1298 Dispensing of drugs and devices; conditions; definition
 
Article 7 Rehabilitation
32-1299 Substance abuse treatment and rehabilitation program; private contract; funding; stipulation
 
Article 8 Mobile Dental Facilities & Portable Dental Units
32-1299.21 Definitions
32-1299.22 Mobile dental facilities; portable dental units; permits; exceptions
32-1299.23 Permit application; fees; renewal; notification of changes
32-1299.24 Standards of operation and practice
32-1299.25 Informed consent; information for patients
32-1299.26 Disciplinary actions; cessation of operation
 
 
STATUTES OUTSIDE THE DENTAL PRACTICE ACT
AFFECTING DENTAL BOARD LICENSEES
Title 12 - Court and Civil Proceedings
 
Chapter 5.1  ACTIONS RELATING TO HEALTH CARE
 
Article 1 General Provisions
12-571 Qualified immunity; health professionals; nonprofit clinics; previously owned prescription eyeglasses
 
Chapter 13 EVIDENCE
Review the following in conjunction with the Dental Practice Act, specifically A.R.S. 32 § 1264 and A.A.C. R4-11-501
Article 7.1 Medical Records
12-2291 Definitions
12-2292 Confidentiality of medical records and payment records
12-2293 Release of medical records and payment records to patients and health care decision makers; definition
12-2294 Release of medical records and payment records to third parties
12-2294.01 Release of medical records or payment records to third parties pursuant to subpoena
12-2295 Charges
12-2296 Immunity
12-2297 Retention of records
 
Title 13 - Criminal Code
 
Chapter 9 PROBATION AND RESTORATION OF CIVIL RIGHTS
13-904 Suspension of civil rights and occupational disabilities
 
Chapter 34 DRUG OFFENSES
13-3412 Exceptions and exemptions; burden of proof; privileged communications
 
Chapter 36 FAMILY OFFENSE
13-3620 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 20 - Insurance
 
Chapter 4 PARTICULAR TYPES OF INSURERS
20-847 Contracts; dentists; covered services; definition
20-1057.12 Contracts; dentist; covered services; definition
 
Chapter 6 PARTICULAR TYPES OF INSURANCE
20-1342.06 Contracts; dentists; covered services; definition
20-1402.04 Contracts; dentists; covered services; definition
 
Title 25- Marital & Domestic Relations
 
Chapter 2 DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
25-320 Child support; factors; methods of payment; additional enforcement provisions; definitions  (Legal authority to collect Social Security Numbers).
 
Title 32 - Professions and Occupations
 
Chapter 32 HEALTH PROFESSIONS
32-3208 Criminal charges; mandatory reporting requirements; civil penalty
32-3217 Volunteer health services registration; health professionals; free medical clinic