54-900 Purpose
54-901 Definition — Practice of Dentistry
54-902 Definition — Practice of Dental Hygiene
54-903 General Definitions
54-904 Authorization for Procedures Performed Under General Supervision by Dental Hygienists
54-905 Unlawful Practice of Dentistry
54-906 Unlawful Practice of Dental Hygiene
54-907 State Board of Dentistry Established
54-908 State Board of Dentistry — Vacancies
54-909 Board of Dentistry — Qualifications of Members
54-910 State Board of Dentistry Fund — Creation of
54-911 Board of Dentistry — Organization — Meetings — Expenses — Per Diem
54-912 Board of Dentistry — Powers and Duties
54-913 Certificates — Licenses — Records
54-914 Dentists and Dental Hygienists Previously Qualified
54-915 Qualifications Required for Dentist or Dental Hygienist Licensure
54-916 Application for Licensure — Fee
54-916A Dental Hygiene Licensure by Credentials
54-916B Dental Licensure by Credentials
54-917 Allowance or Rejection of Applicant
54-918 Examinations — Certificate of Qualification
54-919 Cheating
54-920 Licensing — License Fees — Biennial Renewal of Licenses — Late Fees and Returned Checks — Classifications of Licenses — Rights of Licensees — Notification of Change of Address
54-921 Reinstatement of Canceled License
54-922 Display of License
54-923 Revocation for Convictions of Crime
54-924 Other Grounds of Refusal, Revocation or Suspension of Dentists — Probation Agreements
54-925 Other Grounds of Revocation or Suspension of Dental Hygienists — Probation Agreements
54-930 Exceptions to Application of Act
54-932 Lost or Destroyed Certificates or Licenses
54-933 Injunction — Procedure
54-934 Peer Review Committees — Immunity From Liability — Confidentiality of Records
54-935 Volunteer’s License — Qualifications — Permissible Practice — Immunity From Liability
54-936 Continued Operation of Dental Practice — Death of Sole Proprietor Dentist

Terms Used In Idaho Code > Title 54 > Chapter 9

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Association: means the Idaho state dental association and the Idaho dental hygienists’ association. See Idaho Code 54-903
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Board: means the state board of dentistry. See Idaho Code 54-903
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • convicted: means a finding of guilt by a judge or jury, an entry of a guilty plea by a defendant and its acceptance by the court, a forfeiture of a bail bond or collateral deposited to secure a defendant’s appearance, a judgment of conviction, a suspended sentence, probation, a withheld judgment, or a finding of guilt under the uniform code of military justice. See Idaho Code 54-903
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dental hygienist: is a person both qualified and licensed by the laws of Idaho to practice dental hygiene. See Idaho Code 54-903
  • Dentist: is a person both qualified and licensed by the laws of Idaho to practice dentistry. See Idaho Code 54-903
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Extended access oral health care setting: means and includes:
Idaho Code 54-903
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person;
  • Idaho Code 73-114
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • seal: includes an impression of such seal upon the paper, alone, as well as upon wax or a wafer affixed thereto; or, alternatively, the seal may be the mark of a rubber stamp providing substantially the same information as the impression. See Idaho Code 73-111
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories; and the words "United States" may include the District of Columbia and territories. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Writ: signifies an order or precept in writing, issued in the name of the people, or of a court or judicial officer, and the word "process" a writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Idaho Code 73-114