Are licensed dentists or dental hygienists required to report any criminal activities?

Yes, all health care professionals are required to report, in writing within 30 days after you have been convicted or found guilty of, or entered a plea of nolo contendere to, regardless of adjudication, a crime in any jurisdiction. You may report the information to:

Department of Health
Board of Dentistry
4052 Bald Cypress Way, #C-08
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3258

Please provide the date of the offense, a description of the allegation and the county and state of jurisdiction. Failing to report is a violation of s. 456.072(1)(x), Florida Statutes.