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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.  

2023 Orders | 2022 Orders | 2021 Orders | 2020 Orders | ​2019 Orders | 2018 Orders |


You may access all public orders for a licensee or registrant, by completing a licensee search here. If action has been taken against a licensee, electronic copies of the orders are provided in the detailed search results.

If you need hard copies of public information documents, please submit a request to the Board office at (fax) 515-281-7969 or at IDB@iowa.gov. Electronic copies of these archived records delivered by electronic mail, shall be calculated at $ .10 per page; the minimum charge shall be $5.00. A $16.00 per hour fee shall be charged for labor in excess of one-half hour for searching and copying documents or retrieving and copying information stored electronically. The Board shall not require payment if the fee is less than $5 total.


Documents from 2023

DOCUMENTS FROM THE JANUARY 27, 2023 BOARD MEETING

Notice of Hearing, Statement of Charges

David Roberts, D.D.S., of Cedar Falls, Iowa. Dr. Roberts was charged with failure to maintain a satisfactory standard of competency. A hearing in the matter has been scheduled for June 2, 2023.

Phelan Thomas, D.D.S., of West Des Moines, Iowa. Dr. Thomas was charged with: improper sexual contact with, or making suggestive, lewd, lascivious or improper remarks or advances, to a patient or a coworker; unprofessional or unethical conduct, including, but not limited to, those acts defined by Iowa Code section 153.32 or any violation of 650 IAC chapter 27; and failure to comply with an order of the Board. A hearing in the matter has been scheduled for August 31, 2023.

Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement & Final Order

Christopher Gavarrete, D.D.S. of Marshalltown, Iowa. Dr. Gavarrete was charged with improper sexual contact with, or making suggestive, lewd, lascivious or improper remarks or advances, to a patient or a coworker. There is no hearing on this since this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Donald Peterson, Jr., D.D.S. of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Dr. Peterson was charged with employing or permitting an unlicensed or unregistered person or a person a lapsed or inactive license, permit, or registration to practice dentistry, dental hygiene, or dental assisting; and delegating any acts to any licensee or registrant that are beyond the training or education of the licensee or registrant, or that are otherwise prohibited by rule. There is no hearing on this since this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

 

 


All documents located on this page are in PDF and require Adobe Reader or other software that will open PDFs. This software may be downloaded for free from the Adobe website. Please be advised that some of these documents are large, and may take excessive time to download depending on your connection speed.