§ 313.010 Definitions for chapter
§ 313.020 Kentucky Board of Dentistry — Members — Qualifications — Terms — Meetings — Quorum — Vacancies — Compensation — Annual reports
§ 313.021 Functions and duties of board — Authority for administrative regulations — Employees — Biennial budget
§ 313.022 Board to prescribe fees, charges, and fines — Trust and agency fund — Petty cash fund
§ 313.030 Licensing and registration of dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants — Duration, expiration, and renewal — Disciplinary action by board — Board’s power to extend license or registration
§ 313.035 Scope of administrative regulations — Specialties — Limitation of liability — Power to prescribe — Exceptions from requirements of chapter
§ 313.040 Administrative regulations governing dental hygienists
§ 313.045 Administrative regulations governing dental assistants
§ 313.050 Procedures which dentist may delegate to dental auxiliary personnel
§ 313.060 Administrative regulations governing minimal requirements for documentation, oath for disease control compliance, sedation of patients, and compliance with federal statutes and regulations — Death or incapacity of dentist — Telehealth — Continuin
§ 313.070 Persons not licensed or registered — Prohibitions on practicing — Penalties — Disciplinary powers of board — Exceptions — Hearing in Circuit Court
§ 313.080 Grounds for discipline or for revocation or suspension of license or registration — Criminal prosecution
§ 313.085 Law Enforcement Committee — Emergency order for suspension of license or certificate — Appeals
§ 313.090 Law Enforcement Committee’s jurisdiction when complaint filed against dentist, dental hygienist, dental assistant, or other registered person — Procedure for resolving complaint — Appeals
§ 313.100 Sanctions for violation of statute, administrative regulation, or practice standard — Administrative hearing — Criminal charges — Expungement of record
§ 313.130 Examination of licensee, certificate holder, or applicant by physician or psychologist — Temporary suspension — Well-being Committee to promote identification, treatment, and rehabilitation of impaired individuals — Confidentiality of documents –
§ 313.550 Dental laboratories — Employees — Prohibitions

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 313 - Dentists and Dental Specialists

  • Action: includes all proceedings in any court of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • 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.
  • Attorney: means attorney-at-law. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Board: means the Kentucky Board of Dentistry. See Kentucky Statutes 313.010
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Company: may extend and be applied to any corporation, company, person, partnership, joint stock company, or association. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • 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.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: may extend and be applied to any corporation, company, partnership, joint stock company, or association. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dental auxiliary personnel: means any staff member of a dental office not licensed by or registered with the board. See Kentucky Statutes 313.010
  • Dental hygiene: means the treatment of the oral cavity, including but not limited to dental hygiene assessment or screening, scaling and root planing, nonsurgical therapy, removing calcareous deposits, removing accumulated accretion from beneath the free gingival margin, cavity preventive procedures, periodontal procedures that require administering antimicrobial agents along with other general dentistry activities outlined in the treatment care plan and not prohibited by this chapter or by administrative regulation promulgated by the board. See Kentucky Statutes 313.010
  • Dental hygienist: means any person who has graduated from a CODA accredited dental hygiene program at an institute of higher learning and has been credentialed as a "Registered Dental Hygienist". See Kentucky Statutes 313.010
  • Dental laboratory: includes any person, firm, or corporation other than a licensed dentist, who directly or through an agent or employee, by any means or method, in any way supplies or manufactures artificial substitutes for the natural teeth, other than those unfinished substitutes normally available through dental supply houses, or who furnishes supplies, constructs, or reproduces or repairs any prosthetic denture, bridge, or appliance to be worn in the human mouth or who performs or offers or undertakes to perform or accomplish dental laboratory technology. See Kentucky Statutes 313.010
  • Dental specialist: means a dentist who practices in fields of specialty recognized and approved by the American Dental Association. See Kentucky Statutes 313.010
  • Dentist: means any person who has graduated from a Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) accredited dental school and has been conferred with the degree of "Doctor of Medical Dentistry" (D. See Kentucky Statutes 313.010
  • Dentistry: means the evaluation, diagnosis, prevention, or surgical, nonsurgical, or related treatment of diseases, disorders, or conditions of the oral cavity, maxillofacial area, or the adjacent and associated structures and their impact on the human body provided by a dentist within the scope of his or her education, training, and experience and in accordance with the ethics of the profession and applicable law. See Kentucky Statutes 313.010
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Direct supervision: means that the dentist is physically present in the dental office or treatment facility, personally diagnoses the condition to be treated, authorizes the procedures to be performed, remains in the dental office or treatment facility while the procedures are being performed, and evaluates the performance of the individual supervised. See Kentucky Statutes 313.010
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • 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.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Federal: refers to the United States. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Registered dental assistant: means any person who is registered with the board and works under the direct supervision of a dentist. See Kentucky Statutes 313.010
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Telehealth: means the use of interactive audio, video, or other electronic media to deliver health care. See Kentucky Statutes 313.010
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Treatment: when used in a criminal justice context, means targeted interventions
    that focus on criminal risk factors in order to reduce the likelihood of criminal behavior. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Violate: includes failure to comply with. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Year: means calendar year. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010