ATTORNEY AT LAW
Licensed in Oregon and Washington
If a someone has filed a complaint against you with the State Board of Dentistry, there could be serious consequences which could impact your dental practice for years to come.
The professional license defense process can be complex and emotionally draining, and isn’t something that you should undertake without an experienced license defense attorney.
The Oregon Board of Dentistry, which is the governing body that oversees dentists, can impose a variety of sanctions against a dentist, including:
In Oregon, complaints that don’t fall within the jurisdiction of the Oregon State Board of Dentistry can be filled with the Oregon Dental Association. Typically, once someone files a complaint with the Oregon Dental Association, the case is assigned to a Peer Review Committee, which appoints a dentist as a mediator. If a resolution can’t be reached through mediation, the case moves to a full peer review committee hearing.
The most common complaints filed against dentists (through the State Board or the Oregon Dental Association) include: