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Arkansas Code Title 17. Professions, Occupations, and Businesses § 17-82-108. Dental colleges

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No college of dentistry shall be considered reputable by the Arkansas State Board of Dental Examiners unless it possesses the following qualifications:

(1) It shall be chartered under the laws of the state, territory, or the District of Columbia in which it is located and operated and shall be authorized by its charter to confer the degree of “Doctor of Dental Surgery” or “Doctor of Medical Dentistry”;

(2) It shall deliver annually a full course of lectures or instruction by a competent faculty or corps of instructors on the following subjects:  anatomy, chemistry, physiology, histology, materia medica, therapeutics, dental metallurgy, pathology, bacteriology, operative dentistry, prosthetic dentistry, crown and bridge work, orthodontics, oral surgery, oral hygiene, administration of anesthetics, radiography, and such other subjects as may be recommended by the American Dental Association Council.  Each course of instruction shall consist of not fewer than four (4) terms and of not fewer than thirty-two (32) weeks of six (6) days for each term;

(3) It shall possess apparatus and equipment adequate and sufficient for the ready and full teaching of the foregoing subjects;  and

(4) It shall be recognized as being reputable by the American Dental Association Council before being recognized as such by the board.

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