359. The business of dentistry and restrictions on carrying on such business.

An individual who is not a registered dentist1 must not carry on the business of dentistry unless he was so engaged on 21 July 19552 or he falls within a prescribed3 class of registered dental care professionals4. An individual who contravenes this provision is liable on summary conviction to a fine5.

For the purposes of the Dentists Act 1984, a person is treated as carrying on the business of dentistry if, and only if, he or a partnership of which he is a member receives payment for services rendered in the course of the practice of dentistry