PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
54-901. Definition — Practice of dentistry. The practice of dentistry is the doing by one (1) person, for a direct or indirect consideration, of one or more of the following with respect to the teeth, gums, alveolar process, jaws, or adjacent tissues of another person, namely:
Examining for diagnosis, treatment, extraction, repair, replacement, substitution, or correction;
Diagnosing of disease, pain, injury, deficiency, deformity or physical condition;
Treating, operating, prescribing, extracting, repairing, taking impressions, fitting, replacing, substituting, or correcting;
Administering anesthetics or medicaments in connection with any of the foregoing.
[54-901, added 1949, ch. 102, sec. 1, p. 177; am. 1953, ch. 105, sec. 1, p. 138; am. 1957, ch. 81, sec. 1, p. 131; am. 1987, ch. 30, sec. 1, p. 39; am. 1994, ch. 58, sec. 1, p. 99.]