§ 90-22 Practice of dentistry regulated in public interest; Article liberally construed; Board of Dental Examiners; composition; qualifications and terms of members; vacancies; nominations and elections; compensation; expenditures by Board
§ 90-23 Officers; common seal
§ 90-24 Quorum; adjourned meetings
§ 90-25 Records and transcripts
§ 90-26 Annual and special meetings
§ 90-27 Judicial powers; additional data for records
§ 90-28 Bylaws and regulations; acquisition of property
§ 90-28.5 Disasters and emergencies
§ 90-29 Necessity for license; dentistry defined; exemptions
§ 90-29.1 Extraoral services performed for dentists
§ 90-29.2 Requirements in respect to written work orders; penalty
§ 90-29.3 Provisional license
§ 90-29.4 Intern permit
§ 90-29.5 Instructor’s license
§ 90-30 Examination and licensing of applicants; qualifications; causes for refusal to grant license; void licenses
§ 90-30.1 Standards for general anesthesia and enteral and parenteral sedation; fees authorized
§ 90-30.2 Teledentistry practice; definitions; requirements
§ 90-31 Annual renewal of licenses
§ 90-31.1 Continuing education courses required
§ 90-32 Contents of original license
§ 90-33 Displaying license and current certificate of renewal
§ 90-34 Refusal to grant renewal of license
§ 90-35 Duplicate licenses
§ 90-36 Licensing practitioners of other states
§ 90-37 Certificate issued to dentist moving out of State
§ 90-37.1 Limited volunteer dental license
§ 90-37.2 Temporary permits for volunteer dentists
§ 90-38 Licensing former dentists who have moved back into State or resumed practice
§ 90-39 Fees
§ 90-40 Unauthorized practice; penalty
§ 90-40.1 Enjoining unlawful acts
§ 90-40.2 Management arrangements
§ 90-41 Disciplinary action
§ 90-41.1 Hearings
§ 90-42 Restoration of revoked license
§ 90-43 Compensation and expenses of Board
§ 90-44 Annual report of Board
§ 90-46 Filling prescriptions
§ 90-48 Rules of Board; certain information to be made available
§ 90-48.1 Free choice by patient guaranteed
§ 90-48.2 Board agreements with special peer review organizations for impaired dentists
§ 90-48.3 Board authority to include impaired dental hygienists in programs developed for impaired dentists

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 90 > Article 2 - Dentistry

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • 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.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of a statute, shall be construed to mean the section next preceding or next following that in which such reference is made; unless when some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • in writing: may be construed to include printing, engraving, lithographing, and any other mode of representing words and letters: Provided, that in all cases where a written signature is required by law, the same shall be in a proper handwriting, or in a proper mark. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • 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.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • seal: shall be construed to include an impression of such official seal, made upon the paper alone, as well as an impression made by means of a wafer or of wax affixed thereto. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • 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.
  • 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: shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.