Chapter 1 Regulation of Dentists; Creation of Board
Chapter 2 Marking Requirements for Dentures and Partial Dentures
Chapter 3 Continuing Education
Chapter 4 Referral Services
Chapter 5 Dental Underserved Area and Minority Recruitment Program
Chapter 6 Dentist Administration of Immunizations

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 25 > Article 14 - Dentists

  • 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.
  • 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
  • board: refers to the state board of dentistry established under IC 25-14-1-2. See Indiana Code 25-14-3-3
  • board: refers to the children's health policy board established by section 2 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 4-23-27-1
  • commission: refers to the commission on Hispanic/Latino affairs established by section 2 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 4-23-28-1
  • committee: means the dental recruitment committee established by section 4 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 25-14-5-1
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • continuing education course: means an orderly process of instruction designed to directly enhance the practicing dentist's knowledge and skill in providing relevant dentist services that is approved by an approved organization. See Indiana Code 25-14-3-4
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • dentist: means an individual who holds a license to practice dentistry in Indiana issued under IC 25-14-1. See Indiana Code 25-14-2-1
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • fund: refers to the Indiana dental recruitment fund established by section 5 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 25-14-5-2
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Judgment: means all final orders, decrees, and determinations in an action and all orders upon which executions may issue. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • license: means a license to practice dentistry under IC 25-14-1-3. See Indiana Code 25-14-3-5
  • license period: means the two (2) year period beginning on March 2, 1992, and every two (2) years thereafter. See Indiana Code 25-14-3-6
  • minority: means an individual identified as any of the following:

    Indiana Code 25-14-5-2.5

  • 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 Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Population: has the meaning set forth in IC 1-1-3. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • study club: means a group of at least five (5) dentists who do the following:

    Indiana Code 25-14-3-7

  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • underserved area: means a county, city, town, census tract, or township designated by the state department of health under IC 16-46-5-7 or by the committee as underserved by general dentists, pediatric dentists, oral surgeons, or dental hygienists. See Indiana Code 25-14-5-3