Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 36. Dentistry
Section 246. Qualification For a Specialist License.
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AS 08.36.246. Qualification For a Specialist License.

(a) An applicant for a specialty license shall

(1) meet all of the requirements under AS 08.36.110 (1) and (3);

(2) have completed as many academic years of advanced education in the specialty as are required by the appropriate specialty board in a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Dental Association or its successor agency;

(3) be a diplomate or the equivalent of the appropriate specialty board, or be eligible to be examined for diplomate status as documented by an organization recognized by the American Dental Association; and

(4) satisfy one of the following:

(A) pass an examination approved by the board;

(B) pass a specialty examination given by the Central Regional Examining Board; or

(C) be board certified by a specialty certification board recognized by the American Dental Association.

(b) The provisions of (a)(2) and (3) of this section do not apply to dentists who limit their practice exclusively and who ethically announce limitation of practice in accordance with the Principles of Ethics and Code of Professional Conduct of the American Dental Association.

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