Effective date: 5/20/2001

    An inactive license shall be reactivated upon demonstration that the licensee has paid the applicable fees set forth in rule chapter 64B5-15, F.A.C., and has complied with the following requirements:

Terms Used In Florida Regulations 64B5-10.007

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
    (1) As a condition to the reactivation of an inactive license, a dentist or dental hygienist must submit proof of having completed the appropriate continuing education requirements as set forth in rule 64B5-12.013, F.A.C.
    (2) However, any licensee whose license has been inactive for more than two consecutive biennial licensure cycles and who has not practiced for two out of the previous four years in another jurisdiction shall be required to appear before the Board and establish the ability to practice with the care and skill sufficient to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public. At the time of such appearance, the licensee must:
    (a) Show compliance with subsection (1), above;
    (b) Account for any activities related to the practice of dentistry in this or any other jurisdiction during the period that the license was inactive and establish an absence of malpractice or disciplinary actions pending in any jurisdiction;
    (c) Prove compliance with the financial responsibility requirements of subsection 456.048, F.S., and rule 64B5-17.011, F.A.C. (dentists only);
    (d) Prove compliance with section 456.033, F.S., and rule 64B5-12.019, F.A.C.
    (3) The Department shall not reactivate the license of any dentist or dental hygienist who has:
    (a) Committed any act or offense in this or any other jurisdiction which would constitute the basis for disciplining a licensee pursuant to section 466.028, F.S.
    (b) Failed to comply the financial responsibility requirements of section 456.048, F.S., and rule 64B5-17.011, F.A.C. (dentists only).
    (c) Failed to comply with the provisions of section 456.033, F.S., and rule 64B5-12.019, F.A.C.
Rulemaking Authority 456.036, 466.004(4), 466.015 FS. Implements Florida Statutes § 456.036, 466.015. History—New 7-12-95, Formerly 59Q-10.007, Amended 5-20-01.