Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 32. Dental Hygienists
Section 160. Grounds For Discipline, Suspension, or Revocation of License.
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AS 08.32.160. Grounds For Discipline, Suspension, or Revocation of License.

The board may revoke or suspend the license of a dental hygienist, or may reprimand, censure, or discipline a licensee, if, after a hearing, the board finds that the licensee

(1) used or knowingly cooperated in deceit, fraud, or intentional misrepresentation to obtain a license or registration;

(2) engaged in deceit, fraud, or intentional misrepresentation in the course of providing or billing for professional services or engaging in professional activities;

(3) advertised professional services in a false or misleading manner;

(4) has been convicted of a felony or other crime that affects the licensee's ability to continue to practice competently and safely;

(5) failed to comply with this chapter, with a regulation adopted under this chapter or under AS 08.36, or with an order of the board;

(6) continued to practice after becoming unfit due to

(A) professional incompetence;

(B) addiction or dependence on alcohol or other drugs that impairs the licensee's ability to practice safely;

(C) physical or mental disability;

(D) failure to keep informed of or use current professional theories and practices;

(7) engaged in lewd or immoral conduct in connection with the delivery of professional service to patients;

(8) performed clinical procedures for compensation without being under the supervision of a licensed dentist.

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