Public Information 2018

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DOCUMENTS FROM THE NOVEMBER 16, 2018 BOARD MEETING

Combined Statements of Charges, Settlement Agreements and Final Orders

Ala'a Al Arabi, D.D.S., of Waterloo, Iowa. Dr. Al Arabi was charged with employing or permitting an unregistered person or a person with a lapsed registration to practice dental assisting.  There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Todd A. Becker, D.D.S., of New Hampton, Iowa. Dr. Becker was charged with failing to comply with standard precautions for preventing and controlling infectious disease and managing personnel health and safety concerns related to infection control, as required or recommended for dentistry by the CDC.  There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

David Gugliano, D.D.S., of Coralville, Iowa. Dr. Gugliano was charged with permitting a person without a radiography qualification to engage in dental radiography.  There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Rachel R. Hardinger, D.D.S., of Cedar Falls, Iowa.  Dr. Hardinger was charged with permitting a person without a radiography qualification to engage in dental radiography.  There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

David Meyer, D.D.S., of Dubuque, Iowa. Dr. Meyer was charged with employing or permitting an unregistered person or a person with a lapsed registration to practice dental assisting.  There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Brad Richtsmeier, D.D.S., of West Des Moines, Iowa. Dr. Richtsmeier was charged with employing or permitting an unregistered person to practice dental assisting.  There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

James Stork, D.D.S., of West Des Moines, Iowa.  Dr. Stork was charged with permitting a person without a radiography qualification to engage in dental radiography.  There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Megan Cashman, R.D.A., of Waterloo, Iowa. Ms. Cashman was charged with practicing dental assisting without a certificate of registration.  There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Maiya Gilley, R.D.A., of West Des Moines, Iowa. Ms. Gilley was charged with performing dental radiography without a radiography qualification.  There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Alden Siddell, R.D.A., of Coralville, Iowa. Ms. Siddell was charged with performing dental radiography without a radiography qualification.  There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Cassandra K. Upshaw, R.D.A., of Manly, Iowa. Ms. Upshaw was charged with performing dental radiography without a radiography qualification.  There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Kristen Walters, R.D.A., of Dubuque, Iowa. Ms. Walters was charged with practicing dental assisting without a certificate of registration.  There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Mae Ziska, R.D.A., of Des Moines, Iowa. Ms. Ziska was charged with practicing dental assisting without a certificate of registration.  There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

DOCUMENTS FROM THE OCTOBER 12, 2018 TELECONFERENCE

Statements of Charges

The Board issued a Notice of Hearing and Statement of Charges in the Matter of Phelan R. Thomas, D.D.S.  Dr. Thomas has been charged with failure to maintain a reasonably satisfactory standard of competency in the practice of dentistry; improper sexual contact with, or making suggestive, lewd, lascivious or improper remarks or advances to a patient or coworker; and failure to comply with the standard precautions for preventing and controlling infectious disease and managing personnel health and safety concerns related to infection control as required or recommended for dentistry by the CDC.

Additionally, the Board approved a Stipulated Agreement to Restrict Practice in the Matter of Phelan R. Thomas, D.D.S.

A hearing has been scheduled for January 24, 2019 at the offices of the Iowa Dental Board.

DOCUMENT FROM OCTOBER 4, 2018

Other Order

The Board issued an Order lifting the restriction in the Matter of Steffany Mohan, D.D.S.

DOCUMENTS FROM SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 BOARD MEETING

Combined Statements of Charges, Settlement Agreements and Final Orders

Michael J. Lattner, D.D.S., of Dubuque, Iowa. Dr. Lattner was charged with delegating tasks to a dental assistant that are prohibited by Iowa Code section 153.387 and 650 Iowa Administrative Code 20.4(2)"e".  There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

William K. Lay, D.D.S., of Waverly, Iowa. Dr. Lay was charged with failing to maintain a satisfactory standard of competency in the practice of dentistry in the practice of endodontics.  There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Shawn M. Kerby, D.D.S., of West Des Moines, Iowa. Dr. Kerby was charged with a violation of a law of this state, another state, or the United States without regard to its designation as either a felony or misdemeanor law, which law relates to the practice of dentistry.  There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Kari J. Goodwin, R.D.A., of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Ms. Goodwin was charged with unprofessional conduct in the practice of dental assisting.  There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Rhonda J. Mueller, R.D.A., of Dubuque, Iowa. Ms. Mueller was charged with performing tasks that are prohibited by Iowa Code section 153.38 and 650 Iowa Administrative Code 20.4(2)"e".  There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Settlement Agreement and Final Order

James A. Knight, D.D.S., of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.   The Board entered into a Settlement Agreement and Final Order with Dr. Knight.  This agreement resolves the Statement of Charges filed in the Matter of James A. Knight, D.D.S.  Dr. Knight's license is indefinitely suspended. 

DOCUMENT FROM AUGUST 30, 2018

Other Notice

The Board issued a Notice of Unauthorized Practice of Dental Assisting to Erna McSwain.  Ms. McSwain illegally practiced dental assisting in the state of Iowa following the surrender of her dental assistant registration on February 1, 2013.

DOCUMENT FROM AUGUST 23, 2018

Other Order

The Board issued an Order terminating the probation in the Matter of Greg Samuelson, D.D.S.

DOCUMENTS FROM THE AUGUST 3, 2018 BOARD MEETING

Combined Statements of Charges, Settlement Agreements and Final Orders

Thomas R. Cooney, D.D.S., of Indianola, Iowa. Dr. Cooney was charged with the failure to maintain a reasonably satisfactory standard of competency in the practice of dentistry in the treatment of periodontal disease.  There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Bonnie J. Beals, R.D.A., of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Ms. Beals was charged with failure to meet the continuing education requirements for renewal of a dental assistant registration.  There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Settlement Agreement and Final Order

Sara A. Anderson, D.D.S., of Eldora, Iowa.   The Board entered into a Settlement Agreement and Final Order with Dr. Anderson.  This agreement resolves the Statement of Charges and the Amended Statement of Charges filed in the Matter of Sara A. Anderson, D.D.S.  Dr. Anderson's license shall be placed on probation for a period of five years from the date of the order, and shall be subject to a number of terms and conditions as specified in the order.

DOCUMENT FROM JULY 31, 2018

Other Order

The Board issued an Order continuing the hearing in the Matter of Sara A. Anderson, D.D.S. 

DOCUMENT FROM JULY 3, 2018

Other Order

The Board issued an Order terminating the probation in the Matter of Robert S. Bates, D.D.S.  

DOCUMENT FROM THE JUNE 8, 2018 BOARD MEETING

Combined Statements of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Orders

Carol A. Halloran, D.D.S., of Waterloo, Iowa. There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Nazish Jafri, D.D.S., of Davenport, Iowa. There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Hannah M. Dwyer, R.D.A., of Waterloo, Iowa. There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Sarah Ramos, R.D.A., of Davenport, Iowa. There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order

Emma F. Villard, D.D.S., of Altoona, Iowa. The Board entered into a Settlement Agreement resolving the Statement of Charges filed in the Matter of Emma F. Villiard, D.D.S.

DOCUMENT FROM MAY 29, 2018

Other Order

The Board issued an Order rescheduling the hearing date in the Matter of James Knight, D.D.S.  A hearing has been scheduled for September 27, 2018 at the offices of the Iowa Dental Board.

DOCUMENT FROM THE APRIL 27, 2018 BOARD MEETING

Other Order

The Board issued the Order Granting Motion to Amend Statement of Charges in the Matter of Sara A. Anderson, D.D.S.  Dr. Anderson had been charged with failure to comply with the standard precautions for preventing and controlling infections diseases; willful or repeated violations of rules by failing to maintain adequate safety and sanitary conditions for dental offices; encouraging, assisting or enabling the unauthorized practice of dental assisting; and delegating acts to licensees or registrants that are beyond the training and education of the licensee or registrant or otherwise prohibited by law.  A hearing has been scheduled for August 2, 2018 at the offices of the Iowa Dental Board.

DOCUMENTS FROM THE APRIL 6, 2018 BOARD MEETING

Statements of Charges

James A. Knight, D.D.S., of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The Board has filed a Notice of Hearing and a Statement of Charges.  A hearing has been scheduled for June 8, 2018 at the offices of the Iowa Dental Board.

Emma Villiard, D.D.S., of Altoona, Iowa. The Board has filed a Notice of Hearing and a Statement of Charges.  A hearing has been scheduled for June 8, 2018 at the offices of the Iowa Dental Board.

Combined Statements of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Orders

Christopher G. Eastman, D.D.S., of Iowa City, Iowa. There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Robert Gregorsock, D.D.S., of Cedar Falls, Iowa. There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Pollyanne Iben, D.D.S., of Coralville, Iowa. There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Kelley Ruehs, D.D.S., of Cedar Falls, Iowa. There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Cathy Tigges, D.D.S., of Carroll, Iowa. There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Joe Vela, D.D.S., of Mount Vernon, Iowa. There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Shelbi Carnahan, R.D.A., of Ottumwa, Iowa. There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Lindsay Karsjens, R.D.A., of Clear Lake, Iowa. There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Kaitlyn Tigges, R.D.A., of Iowa City, Iowa. There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Other Orders

The Board issued the Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, Decision and Order in the Matter of Jack A. Elder, D.D.S. regarding the reinstatement of Dr. Elder's Iowa dental license.

DOCUMENTS FROM THE JANUARY 25-26, 2018 BOARD MEETING

Combined Statements of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Orders

Judd Larson, D.D.S., of Pleasant Hill, Iowa. There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Greg Samuelson, D.D.S., of Omaha, Nebraska. There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Marquita Harris, R.D.A., of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Miguel Ramirez, R.D.A., of Des Moines, Iowa. There is no hearing on this matter as this is a combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Order.

Other Orders

The Board issued an Order in the Matter of Jay R. Buckley, D.D.S.

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