Dental Practice Act

In order to keep you abreast of current laws, we have compiled the following information which is current through the 2016 regular session of the Louisiana Legislature.

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Louisiana Revised Statutes (La. R.S.).  These are laws passed by the Louisiana Legislature and are updated each year following the legislative session.
      Dental Practice Act (amended through the 2016 session)

Louisiana Administrative Code (LAC).  These are rules promulgated by the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry.  As rulemaking is an ongoing process, we will update the following document as changes are published.
Title 46 Professional and Occupational Standards
      Part XXXIII - Dental Health Profession (updated January 2017)

DISCLAIMER: These publications are intended to facilitate the understanding of the Louisiana Dental Practice Act and promulgated rules and other applicable regulations. It is not to be considered an official statement of the law which is found at L.R.S. 37:751 et seq. and Title 46 Chapter 33 of the Louisiana Administrative Code.