§ 332.011 Definitions
§ 332.021 Dental board, members, qualifications, appointment, terms, vacancy, how ..
§ 332.031 Board, powers and duties — rulemaking, procedure.
§ 332.032 Board president or secretary may administer oaths and subpoena witnesses ..
§ 332.041 Board, meetings, officers — records — compensation.
§ 332.051 Office, where — investigators, duties.
§ 332.052 Dental records required, printed for review — records maintained for …
§ 332.061 Funds, collection, disposition — board fund established, use, transferred …
§ 332.069 Practice of dentistry across state lines, restrictions — no license …
§ 332.071 Practice of dentistry defined
§ 332.072 Gratuitous dental services, dentists and dental hygienists licensed in ..
§ 332.073 Death or incapacity, continuation of dental practice, when
§ 332.081 Oral health providers, hospitals may employ — unlicensed or unregistered …
§ 332.086 Advisory commission for dental hygienists established, duties, members, ..
§ 332.091 Practice as a dental hygienist defined
§ 332.093 Practice as a dental assistant defined
§ 332.098 Expanded-function duties, delegation of — requirements — rulemaking authority.
§ 332.101 Practice as dental hygienist without certificate, prohibited, exceptions
§ 332.111 Unregistered or unlicensed practice, penalty
§ 332.112 Volunteer license, requirements — renewal — limitation on practice — no …
§ 332.113 Volunteer dental hygienist license, requirements — renewal — limitation on …
§ 332.121 Board may ask court to enjoin illegal practice — venue.
§ 332.122 Reimbursement by health benefit or dental plans, criteria
§ 332.131 Applicant for registration as a dentist, qualifications of
§ 332.141 Application form, contents — fee.
§ 332.151 Dentist applicant, examination, how conducted — failure, reexamination, …
§ 332.161 Failed applicant, new examination — fee.
§ 332.171 Specialist license, fee, issued when — evaluation committee established, …
§ 332.181 License to practice dentistry, application, fee, renewal, requirements
§ 332.183 Dental faculty permit, issued when — requirements — renewal — discipline — …
§ 332.191 Dentist, license, contents
§ 332.201 Dentist, temporary certificate or license issued, when, length of time valid
§ 332.211 Registration and licensing without examination, requirements, fee
§ 332.221 Dentist, certificate of practice, who eligible for, fee
§ 332.231 Applicant as dental hygienist, qualifications
§ 332.241 Application, contents, fee
§ 332.251 Dental hygienist applicant, examination, how conducted — failure, …
§ 332.261 License as dental hygienist, application, fee, renewal — renewal and …
§ 332.271 Dental hygienist license, contents
§ 332.281 Dental hygienist, license without examination, when — fee.
§ 332.291 Dental hygienist, certificate of practice, who eligible, fee
§ 332.301 Dental hygienist, temporary license prohibited
§ 332.302 Definitions
§ 332.303 Dental hygienist distance learning committee established, members
§ 332.304 Duties of the dental hygienist distance learning committee
§ 332.305 Dissolution of the dental hygienist distance learning committee
§ 332.306 Distance dental hygienist education program to be established by department ..
§ 332.311 Dental hygienist to practice under dentist supervision only — no …
§ 332.316 Complaint by prisoners — disposition of certain records.
§ 332.321 Refusal to issue or renew, revocation or suspension of license, grounds ..
§ 332.323 Dental services provided free of charge, immunity from civil damages for ..
§ 332.324 Donated dental services program established — contract with Missouri dental …
§ 332.327 Dental well-being committee, powers and duties, records confidential, ..
§ 332.361 Dentist may prescribe, possess and administer drugs — limitations for …
§ 332.362 Dentists to have sedation or anesthesia permits — sedation or anesthesia …
§ 332.364 Removable dentures to be marked for identification, how marked — prior …
§ 332.366 Teeth-whitening services deemed practice of dentistry
§ 332.425 Instructor in accredited school, issuance of teaching license, when

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 332 - Dentists

  • Accredited dental hygiene school: any program which teaches a course in dental hygiene which is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association and which shall have a minimum of two academic years of curriculum provided in a college or institution of higher education. See Missouri Laws 332.011
  • Accredited dental school: any college, university, school, or other institution which teaches dentistry which has been certified by the American Dental Association. See Missouri Laws 332.011
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • 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: the Missouri dental board. See Missouri Laws 332.011
  • Certified dental assistant: a dental assistant who is currently certified by the Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. See Missouri Laws 332.011
  • 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.
  • 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 assistant: an employee of a duly registered and currently licensed dentist in Missouri, other than either a dental hygienist or a certified dental assistant. See Missouri Laws 332.011
  • 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.
  • Expanded-functions dental assistant: any dental assistant who has passed a basic dental assisting skills mastery examination or a certified dental assistant, either of whom has successfully completed a board-approved expanded-functions course, passed a competency examination, and has obtained a permit authorizing them to perform expanded-functions duties from the Missouri dental board. See Missouri Laws 332.011
  • Expanded-functions duties: reversible acts that would be considered the practice of dentistry as defined in section Missouri Laws 332.011
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of the statutes, mean the section next preceding or next following that in which the reference is made, unless some other section is expressly designated in the reference. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • 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.
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • 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.
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • 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.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • voter: is used in the laws of this state it shall mean registered voter, or legal voter. See Missouri Laws 1.035