ADEA State Update

Licensing Update - June 2018

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New Rules in Texas

A series of new rules from the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners came into effect in mid-May. Amended rule §101.5 changes the dental license renewal cycle to a two-year period, Rule §101.13 provides for a limited volunteer dental license for current and former military members, and Rule §101.2 requires that all dental exam takers after January 1, 2019, must successfully complete the periodontics and prosthodontics sections of their chosen exam.

Faculty Licenses in Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services proposed new regulations creating dental faculty licenses for any dentist licensed within five years of accepting a full-time faculty position at an institution of dental education in the state.

Licensure by Endorsement for Canadians in New York

The New York State Education Department finalized new rules (see page 19) permitting dentists with licenses issued by a Canadian province to become licensed dentists in New York by endorsement. Canadian dentists need only to prove their licensure and pay the licensing fee to practice in New York.

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