The “Investigation Phase”: Tracking the Statutory Procedural Steps of TSBDE Disciplinary Investigations & Cases

Have you received notice of a TSBDE Complaint?  If so, you are now in the “Investigation Phase.”  If jurisdiction exists, then an investigation is opened into the complaint to determine the facts of the case. The investigator gathers further information from the complainant, as well as any relevant dental records. The records are obtained, and dentist […]

The “Complaint”: Tracking the Statutory Procedural Steps of TSBDE Disciplinary Investigations & Cases

Have you received notice of a TSBDE Complaint? The opening of every dental license or case investigation begins with the licensed dentist’s receipt of a “complaint,” which may be from any number of sources, including individual citizens, hospitals, other healthcare professionals, other agencies, and even the Texas Dental Board themselves. Once received by the Board, […]

Dental Office Emergency Protocol

TSBDE Rule 108.7, Standard of Care, states that each dentist licensed and practicing in Texas, for office emergencies, shall adhere to generally accepted protocols and/or standards of care for management of complications and emergencies. Click here to obtain information to comply with the requirements for dental office emergencies.

3 Questions for Associate Dentists

Do you know the 3 questions dentists should ask when employing dentists? There are 3 vital questions employers should ask, & the prospective employees should be ready to answer, in every interview for a prospective associateship position. Keep an eye out for those 3 questions, as well as the 65 questions a prospective employee should ask an employer, in […]