(1) Registrants who 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:
(a) Obtain from, complete and submit to the Board Administrative Office an affidavit of retirement form.
(b) Submit any documentation which may be required by the form to the Board Administrative Office.
(2) 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
(b) Pay the registration renewal fee and state regulatory fee as provided in rule 0460-01-.02(3). If retirement was pursuant to rule 0460-04-.06(5) 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 0460-01-.02(3).
(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) years.
(d) Comply with the continuing education provisions of rule 0460-01-.05(6) applicable to reactivation of retired registrations.
(e) Submit proof of successful completion of the Tennessee Board of Dentistry Ethics and Jurisprudence examination.
(3) Application review and decisions required by this rule shall be governed by rule 0460-01-.04.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0460-04-.07
Original rule 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; effective 1/23/2018.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 4-5-202, 4-5-204, 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.

State regulations are updated quarterly; we currently have two versions available. Below is a comparison between our most recent version and the prior quarterly release. More comparison features will be added as we have more versions to compare.

No prior version found.