Public Information

Welcome to the Iowa Dental Board's public information homepage. This page contains the public orders that the Board has issued.  The orders are listed in chronological order based on date issued by the Board.  

2022 Orders |2021 Orders |2020 Orders | ​2019 Orders | 2018 Orders | 2017 Orders


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Documents from 2022

DOCUMENTS FROM OCTOBER 21, 2022 BOARD MEETING

Other Orders

The Board accepted a Voluntary Surrender of Dental License from William George, D.D.S.  Dr. George chose to surrender his license due to retirement as a result of pending complaints before the Board. Dr. George's surrender of his dental license will be effective January 1, 2023.

The Board accepted a Voluntary Surrender of Dental License from Terry Gillespie, D.D.S.  Dr. Gillespie chose to surrender his license due to retirement in lieu of clinical remediation proposed by the Board.

The Board approved a Registration by Consent Agreement in the Matter of Sydney Keith, R.D.A.  Ms. Keith must inform current and future employers of the conviction reported in her application for registration.

DOCUMENT FROM AUGUST 11, 2022

Other Orders

The Board issued a Suspension Order in the Matter of Andrew Hartwig, D.D.S.  Dr. Hartwig's dental license and general anesthesia permit are suspended as a result of a report of noncompliance with the contract with the Iowa Practitioner Program.

DOCUMENT FROM THE AUGUST 5, 2022 BOARD MEETING

Settlement Agreement

The Board approved a Settlement Agreement and Final Order in the Matter of William Skinner, D.D.S.  The Settlement Agreement and Final Order resolves the Statement of Charges, which were filed by the Board on April 1, 2022.  Dr. Skinner was cited for his actions and warned that future violations could result in further disciplinary action.

Other Orders

The Board accepted a Voluntary Surrender of Dental License from Randall Ruisch, D.D.S.  Dr. Ruisch chose to surrender his license due to retirement in lieu of clinical remediation proposed by the Board.

DOCUMENT FROM JULY 1, 2022

Other Orders

The Board accepted a Voluntary Surrender of Dental License from Evan Short, D.D.S.  Dr. Short chose to surrender his license as a result of a pending complaints before the Board which alleged deceit in procuring a license.  Dr. Short's surrender of his dental license will be effective July 23, 2022.

DOCUMENTS FROM THE JUNE 3, 2022 BOARD MEETING

Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, Decision & Order

The Board approved a Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, Decision and Order in the Matter of Jack Elder, D.D.S. The Decision and Order resolves the Notice of Intent to Lift Stay, which was filed by the Board on December 3, 2021. The Decision and Order revokes Dr. Elder's license to practice dentistry in Iowa.

Combined Statements of Charges, Settlement Agreements and Final Orders

Paymun Bayati, D.D.S., of Sioux City, Iowa. Dr. Bayati was charged with failure to maintain a reasonably satisfactory standard of competency in the practice of implants.  There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Settlement Agreement

The Board approved a Settlement Agreement and Final Order in the Matter of Zavash Zarei-M, D.D.S.  The Settlement Agreement and Final Order resolves the Statement of Charges, which were filed by the Board on October 1, 2021.  Dr. Zarei-M agreed not to provide endodontic treatment unless he receives approval from the Board to provide such treatment and complies with all requirements established by the Board.

DOCUMENT FROM THE APRIL 1, 2022 BOARD MEETING

Notice of Hearing, Statement of Charges

William Skinner, D.D.S., of Urbandale, Iowa. Dr. Skinner was charged with actions that are abusive, coercive, intimidating, harassing, untruthful, or threatening in the practice of dentistry. A hearing in the matter has been scheduled for August 4, 2022.

Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, Decision & Order

The Board approved a Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, Decision and Order in the Matter of Thomas Evans, D.D.S. The Decision and Order resolves the Statement of Charges, which were filed by the Board on June 7, 2019. The Decision and Order places Dr. Evans' license to practice dentistry on probation for a period of two years from the date of the order and is subject to the terms established in the order.

Other Orders

The Board approved a Stipulated Modification Order in the Matter of Nicholas Hindley, D.D.S.  Dr. Hindley's license is released from probation; however, he continues to be indefinitely restricted from performing orthodontic procedures until further order of the Board.

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