Board restricts two Iowa dentists’ apply, citing competency points

The Iowa Dental Board has restricted the apply of two Iowa dentists, citing considerations with their competency.

In October, the board filed a press release of prices towards Dr. Zavash Zarei-M of Coralville, who was first issued an Iowa dental license in 1988. He was charged with failing to keep up a fairly passable commonplace of competency within the apply of endodontics, and with failing to adequately keep affected person information.

The board additionally accused him of publicly responding to a web based assessment by addressing the patient-reviewer by identify and, whereas refuting the web assessment, discussing the remedy that was carried out. He additionally was accused of texting a affected person in “a lower than skilled method” that in a roundabout way violated Iowa laws for dentists. The board didn’t elaborate.

As a part of a current settlement settlement with the board, Zarei-M has agreed to not present endodontic remedy sooner or later with out the board’s prior approval. He additionally has been warned that any future violations of the legal guidelines and guidelines governing the apply of dentistry might end in additional disciplinary motion, and he has agreed to pay a $1,000 civil penalty and full three hours of coaching associated to affected person privateness.

In an unrelated matter, the board lately entered right into a settlement settlement with Dr. Paymun Bayatt of Sioux Metropolis.

Bayatt was charged with failing to keep up a fairly passable commonplace of competency with regard to implants whereas practising dentistry in Waterloo. The board had obtained a affected person criticism relating to 4 implants, and a subsequent assessment of Bayatt’s scientific information resulted in a discovering that he had failed to fulfill the required commonplace of care.

As a part of the settlement, the board warned Bayatt that future violations might end in disciplinary motion. Bayatt has agreed to have his license restricted in a fashion that prohibits him from inserting dental implants.

Board restricts two Iowa dentists’ practice, citing competency issues