Skip to Content

Florida Statutes § 466.028

Link to the law
This will open in a new window

“Grounds for disciplinary action; action by the board under the regulation of professions and occupations law”

Dentists and dental hygienists may be denied a license or face disciplinary sanctions for a variety of grounds including:

  • Failing to report to the Department of Health any health care professional who is violating the law;
  • Making a false report or failing to file a report required by state or federal law;
  • Engaging in sexual activity with a patient;
  • Making deceptive representations in the practice of dentistry;
  • Performing professional services that have not been authorized by the patient;
  • Improperly dispensing controlled substances;
  • Being unable to practice because of illness or substance use; and
  • Failing to conform to prevailing standards of care.


Current as of June 2015