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Wyoming Statutes Title 33. Professions and Occupations § 33-15-108. Licensing;  qualifications;  examinations;  fees

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(a) Any person who has a background that does not evidence conduct adverse to the practice of dentistry or to the ability to practice dentistry, who has graduated and attained the degree of doctor of dental surgery or doctor of dental medicine from a college or university in the United States or Canada accredited by the commission on dental accreditation of the American Dental Association, may apply to the board to have the applicant's qualifications considered for licensure to practice dentistry.  The applicant shall pass a written and practical examination in a manner satisfactory to the board.  The written examination shall consist of part I and part II of the national board of dental examinations administered by the joint commission on national dental examinations of the American Dental Association and an examination on the Wyoming Dental Practice Act and the rules and regulations of the board of dental examiners.  The clinical practical examination shall be based on satisfactory completion of a clinical examination acceptable to the board.

(b) The board shall set the examination fee and all reexamination fees shall be the same as the current fee for the initial examination.  Fees shall be paid to the board office before the examination.  The fee shall be paid by money order, cashier's check or certified check, and in no case shall the fee be refunded.

(c) The applicant shall be informed in writing by certified mail of the results of his examination within thirty (30) days after the examination.

(d) Repealed by Laws 2009, ch. 181, § 2.

(e) If the applicant fails the board examination three (3) times, he shall show evidence of additional education to the satisfaction of the board before he may be reexamined.

(f) The board shall keep a record book in which is recorded the names and addresses of all applicants and such other matters as affords a full record of the actions of the board.  The records or transcripts of the records, duly certified by the president and secretary of the board with the seal of the board attached, is prima facie evidence before all courts of this state of the entries therein.

(g) The board shall make and prescribe all reasonable rules for its government and for the conduct of its business.

(h) The board may make and prescribe rules and regulations for the licensure and practice of dentistry in the state of Wyoming, not inconsistent with this act.  For purposes of this subsection, “practice of dentistry” includes the work of dental hygienists, dental auxiliaries, dental technicians and dental laboratories.

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