§ 36-6A-1 Definitions
§ 36-6A-1.1 State Board of Dentistry–Members
§ 36-6A-3 Appointment and term of lay member
§ 36-6A-4 Terms of office–Vacancies
§ 36-6A-5 Officers of board
§ 36-6A-6 Board continued within Department of Health–Records and reports
§ 36-6A-7 Acceptance of funds by board–Separate fund–Payments from fund–Expense limitedby revenue
§ 36-6A-8 Compensation of board members and secretary-treasurer–Expenditures
§ 36-6A-9 Affiliation with American Association of Dental Boards and testing agency–Dues–Meetings
§ 36-6A-10 Board meetings
§ 36-6A-11 Quorum
§ 36-6A-12 Removal of member
§ 36-6A-13 Immunity from liability
§ 36-6A-14 Powers and duties of board
§ 36-6A-15 Restrictions on rule-making power of board
§ 36-6A-17 Enforcement of chapter
§ 36-6A-18 Assistance in enforcement–Expenditures–Employment of attorney
§ 36-6A-19 Subpoena power of board–Administration of oaths
§ 36-6A-20 Depositions
§ 36-6A-21.1 Inspection of premises–Confidentiality of records
§ 36-6A-22 Complaints–Records–Investigation–Dismissal–Hearing–Appeal
§ 36-6A-22.1 Report of suspension or revocation of practice privilege by facility
§ 36-6A-22.2 Discovery–Evidence in contested case–Personal injury or wrongful death actions
§ 36-6A-23 Sanctions authorized for violation of chapter
§ 36-6A-24 Summary suspension of license or registration–Grounds–Hearing–Appeal
§ 36-6A-25 Reinstatement of suspended or revoked license or registration
§ 36-6A-27 Immunity from liability for acts of members of professional committees–Confidentiality of committee communications
§ 36-6A-28 Unauthorized practice or representation as dentist or dental hygienist, radiographer,registered assistant, or specialist–Misdemeanor
§ 36-6A-29 Fraudulent or misleading advertising–Misdemeanor
§ 36-6A-30 Sale, offer, or advertising of dental services by unlicensed or unregistered personprohibited–Misdemeanor
§ 36-6A-31 License required to practice dentistry–Exclusive responsibility of dentists
§ 36-6A-32.4 Performance of dental services outside scope of education, training, or experienceprohibited
§ 36-6A-33 Persons excluded from unauthorized practice or prohibited services provisions
§ 36-6A-40 License required to practice dental hygiene–Supervision of preventive andtherapeutic services
§ 36-6A-40.1 Hygienist requirements for preventative and therapeutic services under collaborativesupervision
§ 36-6A-40.2 Evidence of hygienist requirements–Fee–Promulgation of rules
§ 36-6A-41 Dentist responsible for dental hygienist or dental auxiliary–Differing levels ofassistance based upon education
§ 36-6A-43 Dental technicians
§ 36-6A-44 Criteria for license to practice dentistry
§ 36-6A-44.1 Criminal background investigation of applicants for licensure as dentist and licenseesunder disciplinary investigation–Fees
§ 36-6A-44.2 Criteria for license to practice as dental hygienist
§ 36-6A-47.1 Criteria for license to practice as dental hygienist for person licensed in another state
§ 36-6A-47.2 Certified translation of document
§ 36-6A-47.3 Refusal to grant license or registration due to incompetence or unprofessional ordishonorable conduct
§ 36-6A-48 Issuance or renewal of license
§ 36-6A-49 Temporary registration for dentist or dental hygienist licensed in another state
§ 36-6A-49.1 Temporary registration for applicant for license to practice as dentist or dentalhygienist
§ 36-6A-49.2 Person practicing under temporary registration subject to board supervision anddiscipline
§ 36-6A-49.3 Teledentistry services to patient located in state is practice of dentistry in state
§ 36-6A-49.4 Teledentistry services to comply with chapter as if services provided in person
§ 36-6A-49.5 Chapter not applicable to dentist outside of state in consultation with in-state dentist
§ 36-6A-50 Fees
§ 36-6A-52 Annual renewal of license or registration–Information and fee–Notice
§ 36-6A-54 Display of certificates
§ 36-6A-55 Proof of continuing education or continuing competency
§ 36-6A-57 Reexamination on failure to comply with continuing education or competencyrequirements–Suspension of license
§ 36-6A-58 Notice to board of change of name or address
§ 36-6A-59 Disciplinary sanctions for professional incompetence, unprofessional or dishonorableconduct, or violation of chapter–Physical or mental examination
§ 36-6A-59.1 Unprofessional or dishonorable conduct
§ 36-6A-59.2 Prohibited contracts
§ 36-6A-60 Proof of licensure or registration in prosecution for violation

Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws > Title 36 > Chapter 6A

  • 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.
  • 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: 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • 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.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • written: include typewriting and typewritten, printing and printed, except in the case of signatures, and where the words are used by way of contrast to typewriting and printing. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2