TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1220 ILLINOIS DENTAL PRACTICE ACT
SECTION 1220.160 RESTORATION


 

Section 1220.160  Restoration

 

a)         A licensee seeking restoration of a dental license after it has expired or has been placed on inactive status for less than 5 years shall have the license restored by submitting proof of 48 hours of continuing education in accordance with Section 1220.440 completed within 3 years prior to the restoration application and payment of $20 plus all lapsed renewal fees.  Individuals restoring a license from inactive status shall only be required to pay the current renewal fee.

 

b)         A licensee seeking restoration of a dental license after it has expired or has been placed on inactive status for 5 years or more shall file an application, on forms supplied by the Division, together with proof of 48 hours of continuing education in accordance with Section 1220.440 completed within 3 years prior to the restoration application and the fees required by Section 21 of the Act.  Individuals restoring a license from inactive status shall only be required to pay the current renewal fee.  The licensee shall also submit either:

 

1)         Certification of lawful active practice in another jurisdiction for 3 of the last 5 years. Such certification shall include a statement from the appropriate board or licensing authority in the other jurisdiction that the licensee was authorized to practice during the term of the active practice; or

 

2)         An affidavit attesting to military service as provided in Section 16 of the Act.  If an applicant applies for restoration of a license within 2 years after termination of military service, he/she shall have the license restored without paying any lapsed renewal or restoration fees.

 

3)         A current certification in BLS by an organization that has adopted the American Heart Association's or American Red Cross' guidelines on BLS or a statement provided by the dentist's licensed physician indicating that the applicant is physically disabled and unable to obtain certification.

 

c)         If neither subsection (b)(1) nor (b)(2) applies to the licensee, then he or she shall be required to take and pass an examination set forth in Section 1220.120.

 

(Source:  Amended at 38 Ill. Reg. 15907, effective July 25, 2014)