Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 36. Dentistry
Section 271. Permits For Isolated Areas.
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AS 08.36.271. Permits For Isolated Areas.

(a) The Department of Health and Social Services shall designate as isolated areas those specific places and regions remote from major population centers that are not served by dentists licensed under this chapter and that have a geographical location that works financial hardship, extended loss of time, or arduous and costly travel upon residents needing dental care.

(b) The board shall, upon recommendation of the Department of Health and Social Services, issue an annual permit authorizing the treatment of residents in an area designated under (a) of this section, who are not entitled to dental care by the state or federal government, by a dentist employed by the United States Public Health Service or qualified member of the armed services who serves in that area.

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