24.138.3101 GENERAL STANDARDS FOR SPECIALTIES
(1) The following are included within the standards of the National Commission on Recognition for Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards for determining what dentists have the education experience and other appropriate requirements for announcing specialization and limitation of practice:
(a) The specialty area(s) of dental practice and an appropriate certifying board must be approved by the National Commission on Recognition for Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards.
(b) Dentists who announce as specialists must have successfully completed an educational program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, two or more years in length, as specified by the Council on Dental Education or be diplomates of a nationally recognized certifying board.
(c) The practice carried on by dentists who announce as specialists shall be limited exclusively to the specialty area(s) of dental practice announced by the dentist.
History: 37-4-205, MCA; IMP, 37-4-205, 37-4-301, MCA; NEW, 1980 MAR p. 2662, Eff. 9/26/80; TRANS, from Dept. of Prof. & Occup. Lic., Ch. 274, L. 1981, Eff. 7/1/81; AMD, 1996 MAR p. 3118, Eff. 12/6/96; AMD, 1997 MAR p. 1265, Eff. 7/22/97; TRANS, from Commerce, & AMD, 2003 MAR p. 2435, Eff. 10/31/03; AMD, 2019 MAR p. 429, Eff. 4/27/19.