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FAQ on Name Change and Licensing

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Changing one’s name due to marriage or other reasons can lead to confusion for both dentists and patients. Keep in mind that whatever name you elect to use personally or professionally, you must act to ensure that the proper name is used on all pertinent documents. This means you need to check your Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) number, state drug license, malpractice insurance ...