Chapter 4715-30 Exemptions for Physicians and Surgeons

4715-30-01 Exemption for physicians and surgeons.

Sections 4715.01 to 4715.35 of the Revised Code do not apply to the following:

(A) A physician licensed pursuant to Chapter 4731. of the Revised Code, to practice medicine and surgery or osteopathic medicine and surgery in Ohio, unless he or she practices dentistry as a specialty. For purposes of this rule, "Practicing dentistry as a specialty" means that the physician regularly and/or routinely provides treatment in which the procedure or procedures performed are primarily involving teeth, rather than treatment secondary to a medical emergency or medical procedure. It is not required that the practice of dentistry as defined herein be a specific majority percentage of time, but rather that a pattern of practicing dentistry as a specialty is demonstrated by the physician.

(B) A dentist of the United States armed forces, public health service, or veterans administration.

(C) A dentist licensed in another state, making a clinical demonstration before a dental society, convention, association of dentists, or dental college.

Effective: 2/4/2019
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 10/31/2018 and 02/04/2024
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4715.03
Rule Amplifies: 4715.34
Prior Effective Dates: 04/04/2002