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Dentistry, Kentucky Board of

Authority: KRS 313.200
Status: Active
Term: 4 years
Description: The Kentucky Board of Dentistry regulates and controls the licensing and conduct of dentists within the Commonwealth.
Composition: 9 members appointed by the Governor. 7 shall be licensed dentists and residents for not less than 5 years preceding appointment. They must in no way be connected with any dental college or dental department of any school or dental supply company. 1 shall be a dental hygienist licensed to practice dental hygiene in the Commonwealth and shall have been a resident dental hygienist and licensed practicing dental hygienist in this state for not less than 5 years preceding appointment. Shall not be in any way connected with or interested in any dental college or dental department of any institution of learning or dental supply business. To be selected from a list of 3 names submitted by the resident licensed dental hygienists of KY at an annual election at a time and place selected by the KY Board of Dentistry. 1 member shall be a citizen at large who is not associated with or financially interested in the practice or business regulated. Members shall not serve more than 2 full consecutive terms. 1 nonvoting ex officio representative from each the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville represent the dental schools' interests. 1 nonvoting ex officio representative from a hygiene program not associated with the University of Kentucky or the University of Louisville represents the dental hygiene programs' interests. The hygiene school seat rotates on a yearly basis. 1 nonvoting ex officio representative from the Department for Public Health represents the department's interests.
Compensation: $50.00 plus expenses
Meeting Schedule: The Kentucky Board of Dentistry meets every odd numbered month
Number of Members: 13
Needs Senate Confirmation: No
          312 Whittington Parkway, Suite 101
          Louisville, KY
County: Jefferson
Phone: (502) 429-7280
Fax: (502) 429-7282


NameAppointedTerm ExpiresPositionCounty
Burch, Mary Anne RDH6/26/20146/30/2018MemberFranklin
Owens, Byron M. DMD8/23/20136/30/2017MemberPulaski
Rich, Adam Kendall DMD6/26/20146/30/2018Secretary/TreasurerGrant
Socha-Mower, Tonia M. RDH, MS7/1/20156/30/2019MemberFayette
Zena, Robert B. DMD6/26/20146/30/2018PresidentJefferson
Daugherty, Tim DMDEx-officio; non-voting
McKee, Julie DMDEx-officio; non-voting
Ray, Deborah DMDEx-officio; non-voting
Ransdell, Dianna RDHEx-officio; non-voting
Bach, Yvonne D.8/12/20166/30/2020Citizen at-large
Beto, Louis M.8/12/20166/30/2020MemberBoyle
Fulkerson, Bradley T.8/29/20176/30/2021Member; Representing Licensed DentistsHenderson
Farmer, Andrew9/18/20196/30/2023Member, Representing Licensed DentistLeslie
Boyd, Teresa9/18/20196/30/2023Member, Representing Licensed DentistFayette

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