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Md. HEALTH OCCUPATIONS Code Ann 4-308(c)

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License Reciprocity: Retired Dentist


A retired dentist can apply to have a volunteer dentist's license to practice dentistry without compensation in needy areas for at least 100 hours per year.

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(c) Retired volunteer's license to practice dentistry. -- While it is effective, a retired volunteer dentist's license or a volunteer dentist's license to practice dentistry issued under this title authorizes the licensee to practice dentistry: (1) Only in a dental office, dental clinic, ambulatory care facility, or hospital; (2) Only for an entity providing medical care to the poor, elderly, or disabled that is operated by: (i) The State or a local government; (ii) A bona fide charitable organization; or (iii) Any other entity authorized under regulations adopted by the Board; (3) If the dentist signs a written statement agreeing to donate at least 100 hours of dental services without compensation in a facility that satisfies the requirements of items (1) and (2) of this subsection; (4) If the dentist provides documentation as required by the Board which evidences that the licensee is covered by malpractice insurance; and (5) If the dentist does not otherwise practice dentistry for profit in Maryland.