Title 5
Businesses and Professions

Chapter 31.1
Dentists and Dental Hygienists

R.I. Gen. Laws 5-31.1-22

 5-31.1-22.  Limited registrations.

An applicant for limited registration under this chapter who furnishes the board with satisfactory proof that the applicant is eighteen (18) years of age or older and of good moral character, that the applicant has graduated from a dental school accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation or its designated agency and approved by the board, and that the applicant has been appointed an intern, resident, fellow, or dental officer in a hospital or other institution maintained by the state, or by a city or town, or in a hospital or clinic that is incorporated under the laws of this state or in a clinic that is affiliated with a hospital licensed by the department of health, or in an outpatient clinic operated by the state, may, upon the payment as set forth in 23-1-54, be registered by the board as a hospital dental officer for any time that the board prescribes; but that limited registration entitles the applicant to practice dentistry in the hospital or other institution designated on his or her certificate of limited registration, or outside that hospital or other institution for the treatment, under the supervision of one of its dental officers who is a licensed dentist, in the state of persons accepted by it as patients, or in any hospital, institution, clinic, or program affiliated for training purposes with the hospital, institution, or clinic designated on this certificate, which affiliation is approved by the board, and in any case under regulations established by that hospital, institution, or clinic. Each hospital, institution, or clinic shall annually submit to the board a list of training programs that comply with the terms of this section. Limited registration under this section may be revoked at any time by the board. The board and/or the director may promulgate any rules and regulations that it deems necessary to carry out the provisions of this section.

History of Section.
P.L. 1987, ch. 358, 2; P.L. 2001, ch. 77, art. 14, 6; P.L. 2007, ch. 73, art. 39, 5; P.L. 2012, ch. 241, art. 9, 5.