|The AADB published
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The 23rd Edition of the Composite details the structure, licensure and disciplinary activities of all state dental boards. Completed in 2011, the publication contains 40 charts describing the state dental board structure and operations; license populations within each state; state board licensing requirements; and 2010 board disciplinary activity and complaint statistics. The handbook is an invaluable resource of information for the examining and licensing community. The price is $50 for AADB members and $75 for nonmembers.
The American Association of Dental Boards' Guidelines for Evaluating Allegations of Inappropriate Prescribing Practices, Drug Diversion, and Substance-Related Impairment of the Dental License: This report addresses the inappropriate administration, dispensing or prescribing of drug products containing controlled substances, the diversion of such medicines, and the impairment of the dental practitioner from drug and ethanol use that can harm the public and erode confidence in the maintenance of professional standards. The price for the Guidelines is $33.00. (Approved by the General Assembly at the 125th Annual Meeting, October 15,2008.)
The AADB's Guidelines on Unprofessional Conduct Involving Sexual Boundary Violations: This report defines dentist sexual misconduct and provides recommendations to assist dental boards with the investigation process, preparation for formal hearings, crafting an appropriate disciplinary response, dentist monitoring, and dentist education. These guidelines are available $33. (Approved by the General Assembly at the 124th Annual Meeting, September 27, 2007.)
The AADB's Guidelines on the Dental Patient Record: These guidelines outline the basic requirements for the creation and maintenance of an effective dental patient record. It is felt that having ready reference to the universal characteristics of the dental patient record will facilitate the work of regulatory agencies and help clarify record keeping issues for licensees. The price of the guidelines is $33. (Approved at the 126th Annual Meeting, September 30, 2010.)
Guidance for Clinical Licensure Examinations in Dentistry: These guidelines are provided to assist the examining agencies with the development of examinations that assess the clinical skills of candidates and, in conjunction with other requirements as determined by the individual jurisdictions, promote public confidence in the overall healthcare regulatory process. (Approved by the General Assembly at the 120th AADE Annual Meeting, October 23, 2003.)