rhode island dental association http://ripr.org en RI Dentists Sue Health Dept. Over Investigations http://ripr.org/post/ri-dentists-sue-health-dept-over-investigations <p>The Rhode Island Dental Association has filed suit in Superior Court against the Rhode Island Department of Health and the Board of Examiners in Dentistry. The suit alleges the state is abusing its power to regulate the dental profession.</p><p>The dentists’ group claims that state investigators illegally raided some dentists’ offices, interrupting one surgery in progress. The complaint also alleges that the state’s Board of Examiners in Dentistry failed to give dentists a clear set of regulations for handling anesthesia, controlling infection, and other practices.</p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 20:37:35 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 14048 at http://ripr.org