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§64-9-8. Board of Dentistry.

The legislative rule filed in the State Register on July 26, 2016, authorized under the authority of section six, article four, chapter thirty of this code, modified by the Board of Dentistry to meet the objections of the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee and refiled in the State Register on September 2, 2016, relating to the Board of Dentistry (rule for the West Virginia Board of Dentistry,, is authorized with the following amendments:

On page one, by striking out subsection 1.5 and inserting in lieu thereof a new subsection 1.5, to read as follows:

“1.5 Sunset Date – This rule shall terminate and have no further force or effect upon the expiration of 10 years from its effective date.”


On page four, after subsection 4.2, by inserting a new subsection 4.3, to read as follows:

“4.3 Teaching Permits with U.S. Specialty Training. The Board of Dentistry may issue a teaching permit to an applicant trained in foreign dental schools, who possess a certificate of completed dental specialty training from a U. S. or Canadian dental school and who has received U. S. Board certification. The permit shall be issued only upon certification of the dean of a dental school located in this state, that the applicant is a member of the staff at that school. The permits are valid for one year and may be reissued by the Board with a written recommendation of the dental school dean. The holder of the permit may perform all operations which a person licensed to practice dentistry in this state may perform, but only within the confines of the primary location of the dental school, or teaching hospital adjacent to a dental school located within the state and as an adjunct to his or her teaching functions in the dental school.”

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