Any licensed dentist of this state being a graduate of a reputable dental school or college recognized by the board shall have the right to use the title “doctor” or abbreviation thereof before his or her name, or appended to his or her name the letters “D.D.S.,” “D.M.D.,” or equivalent letters signifying the dental degree conferred upon him or her.

(Acts 1959, No. 100, p. 569, §27.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 34-9-23

  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608