Your dental license is a commitment to performing your duties with full integrity. Any misconduct that you committed as a dentist will reflect on your license and clinical records and can be reviewed by the Texas Board of Dental Examiners. Take note that the Texas Board of Dental Examiners has full jurisdiction over all cases regarding a dentist’s misconduct, which includes an incorrect prescription.
Such an incident happened on or about June 5, 2013, to April 29, 2014, when the dentist prescribed a Schedule III Controlled Substance. The medication was APAP/Hydrocodone Bitartrate. However, the dentist committed an act of over-prescribing the medicine to the patient by advising to acquire an excessive amount of it.
Another instance of over-prescription of medicine occurred on or about June 24, 2013, to March 25m, 2014. Once again, the dentist over-prescribed the Schedule III Controlled Substance APAP/Hydrocodone Bitartrate to another patient.
The said errors could lead towards drug dependence, adverse side-effects, as well as impairment in performing the daily duties of the patient. This was immediately observed by the Texas Board of Dental Examiners, resulting them to summon the dentist for a hearing regarding her case.
The dentist was not able to provide a proper defense for herself when she attended the hearing. Therefore, the Texas Board of Dental Examiners placed her dental license to disciplinary actions t ensure that she will be able to avoid such errors in the future.
The case could have yielded a better result in favor safety and satisfaction of the dentist if she was able to hire a dental license attorney. Her lack of hiring one shows that she will be able to get the maximum sentence that the Board can possibly provide in regard to the errors of her actions.
Should you experience any kind of case that may affect your dental license, it’s best to hire professional help by scheduling a legal consultation. To do so, it’s best to contact Mr. Yong J. An, an experienced dental license attorney who has worked for several cases for more than 14 years. You may contact him by dialing (832) 428-5679.