(a) All licensees engaged in the practice of dentistry in the state must submit a complete report within a period of 30 days to the Board of Dental Examiners of any mortality or other incident occurring in the outpatient facilities of such dentist which results in permanent physical or mental injury of the patient as a direct result of general anesthesia or sedation techniques.
(b) The Board of Dental Examiners shall have authority to adopt rules and regulations implementing and enforcing the provisions of this section.
(c) Violation of any provision of this section shall subject the dentist to the penalties outlined in Section 34-9-18 and no order imposing those penalties shall be made or entered except after notice and hearing by the board as provided in Chapter 9, Title 34. Such order shall be subject to judicial review as provided by such chapter.
Last modified: May 3, 2021