371. Specialist titles in orthodontics or oral surgery.

Where the General Dental Council1 is of the opinion that orthodontics or, as the case may be, oral surgery 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, and it decides to make regulations3 so as to prescribe a title for that specialty4, or to prescribe such a title and also to provide for matters5 relating to the keeping of a list of those qualified to use such a title6, the