wish to retain their registration but not actively practice may avoid
compliance with the registration renewal process, continuing education and CPR
requirements by doing the following:
Obtain from, complete and submit to the Board Administrative Office an
affidavit of retirement form.
Submit any documentation which may be required by the form to the Board
Any registrant whose registration has
been retired may reenter active practice by doing the following:
(a) Submit a written request for reactivation
to the Board Administrative Office; and
Pay the registration renewal fee and
state regulatory fee as provided in rule
If retirement was pursuant to rule
and reactivation was requested prior to the expiration of one (1) year from the
date of retirement, the Board may require payment of the late renewal fee and
past due renewal and state regulatory fees as provided in rule
(c) If requested, after review by the Board,
a designated Board member, or the Board consultant, appear before the Board, a
designated Board member, or the Board consultant, for an interview regarding
continued competence in the event of retirement in excess of two (2)
Comply with the
continuing education provisions of rule
applicable to reactivation of retired registrations.
(e) Submit proof of successful completion of
the Tennessee Board of Dentistry Ethics and Jurisprudence
Application review and decisions required by this rule shall be governed by
Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs.
certified June 7, 1974. Repeal and new rule filed December 11, 1991; effective
January 25, 1992. Amendment filed March 20, 1996; effective June 3, 1996.
Amendment filed August 21, 2002; effective November 4, 2002. Amendment filed
August 4, 2009; effective November 2, 2009. Amendments filed October 25, 2017;
Authority: T.C.A. §§
63-5-105, 63-5-107, 63-5-108,
63-5-111, 63-5-115, 63-5-117, 63-5-124, and 63-5-129.