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32-1270 - Deceased or incapacitated dentists; notification
32-1270. Deceased or incapacitated dentists; notification
A. An administrator or executor of the estate of a deceased dentist, or a person who is legally authorized to act for a dentist who has been adjudicated to be mentally incompetent, must notify the board within sixty days after the dentist's death or incapacitation. The administrator or executor may employ a licensed dentist for a period of not more than one year to:
1. Continue the deceased or incapacitated dentist's practice.
2. Conclude the affairs of the deceased or incapacitated dentist, including the sale of any assets.
B. An administrator or executor operating a practice pursuant to this section for more than one year must register as a business entity pursuant to section 32-1213.