Board restricts former Waterloo dentist’s observe, citing competency points | Native Information

DES MOINES — The Iowa Dental Board has restricted the observe of two Iowa dentists, citing issues with their competency.

The board just lately entered right into a settlement settlement with Dr. Paymun Bayatt of Sioux Metropolis.

Bayatt was charged with failing to take care of a fairly passable commonplace of competency with regard to implants whereas working towards dentistry in Waterloo. The board had obtained a affected person criticism concerning 4 implants, and a subsequent evaluate of Bayatt’s medical information resulted in a discovering that he had failed to satisfy the required commonplace of care.

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

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

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

As a part of a latest settlement settlement with the board, Zarei-M has agreed to not present endodontic therapy 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 observe of dentistry might lead to 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.

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