Dentistry, Board of
MauTo regulate dentistry and dental hygiene in DC, to advise the Mayor, and to administer and enforce the Act. Evaluate qualifications; administer exams; recommend standards and procedures; issue licenses; receive and review complaints; request investigations; conduct hearings; and issue an annual report. Members must file personal financial disclosure statements. Seven DC residents appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council; one licensed dentist, one licensed dental hygienist and one consumer professional member, must have been in practice for at least 3 years preceding appointment. The consumer member must be at least 18 years old, not be a health professional or in training to become one and may have no household member who is involved directly or indirectly in providing health care. The Mayor appoints the chairperson.
Approval Type - Passive (If not disapproved by resolution within 45-day review period, deemed approved.)
Licensed - Yes
Paid stipend or salary - No