BORID Update 2022

  • Saturday 1/29/2022
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
  • Course Code: 634SL
  • Cost: No Charge
  • Room Location: BCEC Room 257 A
  • Credits: 2 CE Hours
Seema Jacob, DDS
Richard Miller,
Jacyn Stultz, MS, RDH is a public member of the Board of Registration in Dentistry.
Thomas Trowbridge, DDS, MD is the assistant treasurer of the Massachusetts Dental Society. He also maintains a private practice of oral surgery in Lowell, MA.
Pei-Hua Wu, DMD
Barbara Young, RDH is the executive director for the Board of Registration in Dentistry, attorney, and dental hygienist.

This course will be presented by current Board members and the Board’s Executive Director will summarize the Board’s licensure requirements including licensure renewal and continuing education, the nature of complaints filed with the Board, and the “top ten” reasons licensees are sanctioned by the Board for regulatory and statutory violations. The course will also include a summary of “hot topics” being considered by the Board such as the impact of the COVID-19 virus on the dental profession, the use of teledentistry and changes to the clinical competency exams required by the Board for initial licensure. A brief question and answer period will be included at the end of the course.

After this course attendees will be able to:
  • Review BORID's Regulations at 234 CMR and MGL c. 112, s. 51 1/2
  • Understand requirements for initial licensure as a dentist, dental hygienist, or dental assistant
  • Explain requirements for licensure renewal, including continuing education and mandatory course work
  • Determine requirements for clinical practice, i.e. infection control, spore testing, BLS certification, etc.
  • List "top ten" complaints considered by BORID
  • Discuss BORID "hot topics"
Recommended Audience: Assistant, Dentist, Hygienist, Office, Technician