Recent Rule Adoptions

The Board voted to adopt the following new rule or rule amendments at the most recent Board Meeting.  Click on the link below to be redirected to the adopted rules, published in the Texas Register.   

RULE §111.2  Self-query of Prescription Monitoring Program

The State Board of Dental Examiners (Board) proposes new rule §111.2, concerning self-query of the prescription management program. The rule requires dentists permitted to prescribe controlled substances to conduct at least one self-query per year through the Prescription Monitoring Program.

RULE §111.1  Additional Continuing Education Required

The State Board of Dental Examiners (Board) adopted new rule §111.1, concerning conditional education in controlled substances. The rule requires dentists permitted to prescribe controlled substances to complete at least two hours of continuing education in controlled substances every 3 years.

RULE §108.15 Emergency Preparedness

The State Board of Dental Examiners (Board) adopted new rule §108.15, concerning emergency preparedness. The rule requires dentists to maintain an emergency preparedness plan.

RULE §107.52 Oral Argument

The State Board of Dental Examiners (Board) adopted amendments to §§107.49 - 107.52, concerning procedures governing grievances, hearings, and appeals. The amendments provide greater clarification and explanation of the board's process for handling proposals for decision following a hearing at SOAH.

RULE §107.51 Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law

The State Board of Dental Examiners (Board) adopted amendments to §§107.49 - 107.52, concerning procedures governing grievances, hearings, and appeals. The amendments provide greater clarification and explanation of the board's process for handling proposals for decision following a hearing at SOAH.

RULE §107.50 Filing of Exceptions and Replies

The State Board of Dental Examiners (Board) adopted amendments to §§107.49 - 107.52, concerning procedures governing grievances, hearings, and appeals. The amendments provide greater clarification and explanation of the board's process for handling proposals for decision following a hearing at SOAH.

RULE §107.49 Proposals for Decision

The State Board of Dental Examiners (Board) adopted amendments to §§107.49 - 107.52, concerning procedures governing grievances, hearings, and appeals. The amendments provide greater clarification and explanation of the board's process for handling proposals for decision following a hearing at SOAH.

RULE §100.12 Advisory Committee- Blue Ribbon Panel on Dental Sedation/Anesthesia Safety

The State Board of Dental Examiners (Board) adopted new rule §100.12, concerning the blue ribbon panel on dental sedation/anesthesia safety. The rule establishes the panel and sets out its procedures and limitations.

RULE §100.9  Advisory Committees and Workgroups Established by the Board

The State Board of Dental Examiners (Board) adopted an amendment to §100.9, concerning advisory committees and workgroups established by the board. The amendment identifies the creation of the blue ribbon panel on dental sedation/anesthesia safety established by proposed new §100.12.