Md. HEALTH OCCUPATIONS Code Ann. 4/308(g)
Retired License: Dental Hygienist
A retired dental hygienist can apply to have a volunteer license to provide their services without compensation in needy areas for at least 100 hours per year.
Scope of Licensure
(g) Retired volunteer's license to practice dental hygiene. -- While it is effective, a retired volunteer dental hygienist's license or a volunteer dental hygienist's license to practice dental hygiene issued under this title authorizes the licensee to practice dental hygiene: (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 handicapped 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 dental hygienist signs a written statement agreeing to donate at least 100 hours of dental hygiene services without compensation in a facility that satisfies the requirements of items (1) and (2) of this subsection; (4) If the dental hygienist provides documentation as required by the Board which evidences that the licensee is covered by malpractice insurance; and (5) If the dental hygienist does not otherwise practice dental hygiene for profit in Maryland.