370. Special branches of dentistry.

370.     Special branches of dentistry.

If the General Dental Council1 is of the opinion that any branch of dentistry has become so distinctive that it would be for the convenience of the public or of the dental profession that registered dentists2 qualified to practise, or practising, in that branch of dentistry should use a distinctive title, it may by regulations3 prescribe appropriate titles and the conditions under which they may be used; and the use of the prescribed title under the prescribed conditions does not constitute a contravention of the provisions4 as to the wrongful