PUBLIC HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 368 of 1978
333.16608 Health profession specialty field license; qualifications; renewal; reference as specialty certification.
(1) The board may issue a health profession specialty field license to a licensed dentist who has advanced training beyond that required for initial licensure and who has demonstrated competency through examination or other evaluative processes in 1 or more of the following health profession specialty fields: prosthodontics, endodontics, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, or oral pathology. A licensed dentist who holds a health profession specialty certification in 1 or more of the health profession specialty fields listed in this subsection on the effective date of the amendatory act that added subsections (3) and (4) is considered to hold a health profession specialty field license in each of those health profession specialty fields and may obtain renewal of each health profession specialty field license on the expiration date of the specialty certification.
(2) A health profession specialty field license issued pursuant to subsection (1) shall be renewed concurrently with the license to practice dentistry.
(3) This section does not prohibit a licensed dentist who has not been issued a health profession specialty field license under subsection (1) from performing services in 1 or more of the health profession specialty fields listed in subsection (1).
(4) For purposes of the administration of the general rules of the board of dentistry in the Michigan administrative code, a reference to specialty certification is a reference to a health profession specialty field license.
History: 1978, Act 368, Eff. Sept. 30, 1978
Am. 1986, Act 174, Imd. Eff. July 7, 1986
Am. 1987, Act 182, Imd. Eff. Nov. 30, 1987
Am. 1990, Act 216, Imd. Eff. Oct. 8, 1990
Am. 2002, Act 643, Imd. Eff. Dec. 23, 2002
Compiler's Notes: Section 3 of Act 174 of 1986 provides: “This amendatory act shall only apply to contested cases filed on or after July 1, 1986.”
Popular Name: Act 368
© 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan