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10.44.15.00.htm 10.44.15.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 44 BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS Chapter 15 Dentists and Dental Hygienists ― Licensure by Examination Authority: Health Occupations Article, §4-302, 4-303.1(d) 4-305, and 4-306, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.44.15.01.htm 10.44.15.01. 01 Scope.. A. This chapter governs dentists and dental hygienists who seek a general license to practice dentistry or dental hygiene and who do not hold a license to practice dentistry or dental hygiene in another state.B. Licensure for dentists licensed in another state is governed by COMAR 10.44.05.. C. Licensure for dental hygienists licensed in another state is governed by COMAR 10.44.09.. D. General licensure for pediatric dental residents with a limited license
10.44.15.02.htm 10.44.15.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) “ADEX” means the American Board of Dental Examiners, Inc. or its successor organization.. 2) “ADHLEX” means the American Dental Hygiene Licensing Examination, which includes both a written component and a clinical component, designed and developed by ADEX, or its successor examination.3) “ADLEX” means the American Dental Licensing Examination, which includes
10.44.15.03.htm 10.44.15.03. 03 General Qualification Requirements.. A. To qualify for a general license to practice dentistry an applicant shall:. 1) Be of good moral character;. 2) Be at least 18 years old; and. 3) Hold a degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Dental Medicine, or the equivalent from a college or university that is:a) Authorized by any state or any province of Canada to grant the degree; and. b) Recognized by the Board as:.
10.44.15.04.htm 10.44.15.04. 04 Locations, Frequency, Content, and Grading of Examinations.. The ADEX has the authority to determine:. A. Examination sites;. B. Frequency of examinations;. C. Examination content; and. D. Grading method, provided that the grading method is not arbitrary and capricious..
10.44.15.05.htm 10.44.15.05. 05 Completion of All Sections of Examinations Required.. Applicants may not be licensed until they have successfully passed:. A. All required sections of the ADLEX or ADHLEX examination; and. B. The national board examinations..
10.44.15.06.htm 10.44.15.06. 06 Maryland Law Examination.. A. In addition to passing the ADLEX or ADHLEX examination and national board examinations, an applicant shall pass a written examination on laws, regulations, and ethics given by the Board or its designee.B. The examination shall consist of the following two parts:. 1) General questions on:. a) Laws;. b) Regulations; and. c) Ethics; and. 2) Questions on Maryland jurisprudence.. C. An applicant shall attain a score of 75 or greater on each section of th
10.44.15.07.htm 10.44.15.07. 07 Loss of Clinical Skills.. The Board may require that an applicant for licensure successfully pass each required section of the ADLEX or ADHLEX clinical examination if the Board determines that the applicant may have lost clinical skills because of an extended absence from clinical practice.
10.44.15.08.htm 10.44.15.08. 08 Application and Fee.. A. A candidate for licensure shall:. 1) Fully complete the appropriate Board application; and. 2) Pay the required fee in accordance with COMAR 10.44.20.. B. An application shall be returned to the applicant and the applicant may not be licensed if the application:1) Is incomplete;. 2) Does not contain all of the requested information or documentation; or. 3) Is not accompanied by the required fee.. C. The Board shall refund the application fee, les
10.44.15.09.htm 10.44.15.09. 09 Application Procedures for Dentists and Dental Hygienists.. An applicant for a dental or a dental hygiene license shall submit the following to the Board:. A. A completed application on a form provided by the Board;. B. A recent photograph of the applicant not to exceed 3 inches by 3 inches accompanied by a notarized statement stating that "the photograph is a true photograph of me"C. An original National Board Score Card;. D. Certified proof of dental or dental hygiene edu
10.44.15.9999.htm 10.44.15.9999. Administrative History Effective date: February 19, 1990 (17:3 Md. R. 300) ―. Chapter revised effective July 5, 2004 (31:13 Md. R. 995). Regulation .05 amended effective August 13, 2007 (34:16 Md. R. 1432) ―. Regulations .01―08 repealed and new Regulations .01―09 adopted as an emergency provision effective October 1, 2012 (39:22 Md. R. 1427) adopted permanently effective December 24, 2012 (39:25 Md. R. 1614)
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