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Dental Practice Act

The Missouri Dental Board ensures licensed dental professionals practice in accordance with the rules and statutes of the Dental Practice Act. These rules and statutes are available on the Dental Board site; you also can download the most recent Missouri Dental Practice Act that combines the Rules and Statues and has been formatted for easier printing. Below is a convenient list of topics within the Dental Practice Act to help you find information quicker. If we have a related FAQ, that link is provided. For specific questions or interpretation, contact the Missouri Dental Board.

Dentists

Advertising Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.110 (page 8) See MDA FAQ
Change of Employment Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.140 (page 13)
Complaints Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.200 (page 15); Statute: 332.316 See MDA FAQ
Continuing Education Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.240 (page 17); Statute: 332.181 See MDA FAQ
Dental Practice Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.150 (page 13)
Dentistry (Practice across State Lines) Statute: 332.069
Dentistry (Practice of) Statute: 332.071
Dentures Statute 332.364 See MDA FAQ
Disciplinary Actions Rules: 20 CSR 2110-2.160-162 (pages 13-14); Statute: 332.321
Examinations Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.010 (page 3); Statute: 332.151

Fees Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.170 (page 14)
Free Dental Services Statutes: 332.323332.324 
Infection Control Statute: 191.694 See MDA FAQ
Injury or Death Notice Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.210 (page 16)
License Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.010 (page 3); Statute 332.181 See MDA FAQ
Licensing by Credentials Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.030 (page 4); Statute: 332.211
Mandatory Reporting Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.220 (page 17) See MDA FAQ
Medical Records Statute: 191.227
Name, Address Change Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.175 (page 15) See MDA FAQ
Patient Abandonment Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.114 (page 9) See MDA FAQ
Prescribing Statute: 332.361 See MDA FAQ
Public Records Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.201 (page 16) Statute: 332.052
Reimbursement Statute: 332.122
Renewal Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.071 (page 6); Statute: 332.181
Sedation or Anesthesia Permits Rules: 20 CSR 2110-4.010-040 (pages 3-13); Statute: 332.362
Shade Verification Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.190 (page 15) See MDA FAQ
Specialists Rules: 20 CSR 2110-2.085-090 (pages 7); Statute: 332.171
Subpoenas Statute: 332.032
Supervision Rules: 20 CSR 2110-2.001 (page 3)20 CSR 2110-2.130 (page 12); Statute: 332.311
Teeth Whitening Statute: 332.366
Temporary Certificate Statutes: 332.201190.500 
Volunteer Licensure Statute: 332.112
Well Being Committee Rules: 20 CSR 2110-2.162 (page 14)20 CSR 2110-3.010-.050 (pages 3-5); 
Statute: 332.327

Dental Hygienists

Advertising Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.110 (page 8)
Change of Employment Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.140 (page 13)
Complaints Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.200 (page 15); Statute: 332.316 
Continuing Education Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.240 (page 17); Statute: 332.261
Dental Hygiene (Practice of) Statute: 332.091 
Disciplinary Actions Rules: 20 CSR 2110-2.160-162 (pages 13-14); Statutes: 332.321
Distance Learning Statutes: 332.302332.303332.304332.305332.306
Examinations Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.050 (page 5); Statute: 332.251 
Failing Exam Statute: 332.251
Fees Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.170 (page 14)
Free Dental Services Statutes: 332.323332.324 
Licensing by Credentials Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.070 (page 5); Statute: 332.281
Mandatory Reporting Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.220 (page 17)
Name, Address Change Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.175 (page 15)
Public Health Setting Rules: 20 CSR 2110-2.131-132 (page 13); Statute: 332.311
Renewal Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.071 (page 6); Statute: 332.261 
Supervision Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.001 (page 3)20 CSR 2110-2.130 (page 12); Statute: 332.311 
Temporary Certificate Statutes: 332.301190.500
Teeth Whitening Statute: 332.366
Volunteer Licensure Statute: 332.113
Well Being Committee Rules: 20 CSR 2110-2.162 (page 14)20 CSR 2110-3.010-.050 (pages 3-5); Statute: 332.327

Dental Assistants

Dental Assistants (Practice of) Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.120 (page 10); Statute: 332.093
Expanded Functions Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.120 (page 10); Statute: 332.098
Teeth Whitening Statute: 332.366

Dental Laboratories*

Lab Prescriptions (Record Retention, Work Order) Rule: 20 CSR 2110-2.190, Chapter 2, General Rules (page 15) - Shade Verification 
Dentures (Patient Identification) Statute: 332.364

*Dental Laboratories are not licensed/permitted by the Dental Board. This section is for informational purposes only, should a dental lab inquire about rules/statutes that relate to their profession.

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