2015 Arkansas Code
Title 17 - Professions, Occupations, and Businesses
Subtitle 3 - Medical Professions
Chapter 82 - Dentists, Dental Hygienists, and Dental Assistants
Subchapter 3 - Licensing Generally
§ 17-82-313 - Renewal -- Nonresidents.
(a) (1) A dentist or dental hygienist who has been licensed and who becomes a nonresident of the State of Arkansas may continue in effect his or her license to practice in the State of Arkansas by paying the renewal fee required of resident dentists and dental hygienists.
(2) Before resuming the practice of his or her profession in the State of Arkansas, the dentist or dental hygienist shall:
(A) First furnish satisfactory proof to the Arkansas State Board of Dental Examiners that he or she has continuously practiced dentistry or dental hygiene since leaving the State of Arkansas and has at all times conducted himself or herself in an ethical and proper fashion; and
(B) Pass such examinations and provide such evidence and information as the board may require as delineated in its rules and regulations.
(3) Upon the furnishing of such proof to the board, the board shall cause to be issued to the applicant the authority to resume his or her practice in the State of Arkansas.
(b) A dentist or dental hygienist who has been licensed and who becomes a nonresident of the State of Arkansas and who fails to pay the registration fee required of resident dentists or dental hygienists as permitted by this section shall be entitled to resume practice in the State of Arkansas by complying with the requirements of § 17-82-312.
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