Defending Your Dental License in California

California Dentist License Investigations - Accusations - Suspensions - Revocations

If you are a California dentist and are notified by the Dental Board of California that you are under investigation or facing a possible denial, suspension or revocation of your dental license, please contact our office so that we can assist in negotiating and resolving any complaints made against you. It is important that you seek legal representation right away since the way you respond to your first inquiry about your CA dental license will shape the way your situation will be reviewed.

We understand that a threat to your dental license is a threat to your livelihood and career. You need questions answered as soon as possible in order to determine the best way defend and reinstate your professional license. At the Law offices of Lucy S. McAllister, we help you to understand the complaints against you. You need to consult with an experienced and qualified licensing defense lawyer as soon as possible, to help find answers to your questions and concerns, and guide you in quickly restoring your dental license.

California Licensing Defense Attorney Lucy S. McAllister will help clarify the processes of the legal system for you, and help you to determine effective solutions for your case. She has represented hundreds of clients in California facing licensing challenges in the local area courts and regularly helps dentists, dental assistants and other dental professionals with cases involving many types of offenses, including:

  • Alcohol or Drug Abuse
  • Conviction of a Crime
  • Improper Advertising
  • Illegal use or duplication of license
  • False or fictitious name use
  • Gross negligence or repeated negligent acts
  • Fee Sharing
  • Fraud
  • Sexual misconduct with a patient
  • Infection control

As a competent and aggressive license defense lawyer, Lucy S. McAllister takes the time to understand your particular circumstances and will work hard to tailor solutions that will meet your needs. The personal attention she gives to each and every case helps her focus restoring your professional license.

California Dental License Defense: Superior Legal Services

Dental Licensing Defense in California require an intricate understanding of California laws, and attorney Lucy S. McAllister is familiar with effective methods used to resolve them. If you are facing potential loss or suspension of your dental license in California, Lucy McAllister can provide you with effective approaches to help you resolve your case.

See also: California Dentists: How To Protect Your Dental License With A DUI


Dental Board of California
• Information for Licensees
• Information for Applicants

California Dental Association (CDA)

Dental Hygiene Committee of California

Diversion Program
Diversion is a confidential program for licensed Dentists, Registered Dental Assistants, and Registered Dental Assistants in Extended Functions in California whose ability to practice may be impaired due to alcohol and/or drug abuse. The program offers a means of recovery without the loss of a license by providing access to appropriate intervention programs and treatment services.

Potential Dental License Denial of Suspension for Failure to Pay Taxes (Alert)

San Francisco Dental Society
Sacramento District Dental Society 
Santa Clara County Dental Society