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§ 4-403. Dental laboratory work; work authorization

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth Occupations

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 4. Dentistry (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Dental Laboratory Work (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 4-403
§ 4-403. Dental laboratory work; work authorization
In general
(a) The work authorization required by § 4-402 of this subtitle for dental laboratory work shall:
(1) Be on the form that the Board requires;
(2) Be signed by a licensed dentist who requests the work; and
(3) Contain the information required by this section.
Content of work authorization
(b) The work authorization shall be prepared in duplicate and contain:
(1) The name and address of the dental laboratory to do the work;
(2) Identification of the patient by name or number;
(3) The date on which the work authorization form was completed;
(4) A description of the work to be done, including diagrams if necessary;
(5) A specification of the type of dental materials to be used; and
(6) The name and license number of the dentist who requests the work.
Subcontracted dental laboratory work
(c) A dental laboratory named in a work authorization may subcontract dental laboratory work, if that dental laboratory:
(1) Completes in duplicate the subcontracted work authorization form that the Board requires; and
(2) Complies with the record keeping requirements of § 4-404 of this subtitle.
Standard forms
(d) The Board shall publish:
(1) An approved standard work authorization form; and
(2) An approved standard subcontracted work authorization form that is of a color different from the standard work authorization form.
Work requests from outside State
(e) A dental laboratory in this State may do dental laboratory work on the request of a dentist licensed and practicing in any other state or a foreign country if the request:
(1) Is on the form that the Board requires or a reasonably equivalent form; and
(2) Otherwise meets the requirements of this subtitle.


Added by Acts 1981, c. 8, § 2, eff. July 1, 1981. Amended by Acts 1990, c. 6, § 11, eff. Feb. 16, 1990; Acts 2010, c. 72, § 1, eff. April 13, 2010.
Formerly Art. 32, § 25.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 4-403, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 4-403
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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