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Disciplinary Actions


Name License Number License Type Status Effective Date
Loftus, Ronald J M504 Dentist Active 10/20/2017
Description
of Action:
Complaint: Fraud or material deception, failure to maintain safety and sanitary conditions, and professional incompetence. Disciplinary Action: Completion of evaluation and remediation program, completion of infection control course, and review of dental records.
Nielsen, Bethany R D0615 Dentist Active 6/16/2017
Description
of Action:
Complaint: Unauthorized prescribing. Disciplinary Action: Agreed Disposition - Health Professionals Assistance Program.
Fox, Steven W M751 Dentist Active 6/16/2017
Description
of Action:
Complaint: Unauthorized administration of controlled substance. Disciplinary Action: Agreed Disposition - Relinquish controlled substances registration and Health Professionals Assistance Program.
Roth, Thomas  M677 Dentist Disciplined-Revoked/Suspended/Surrendered 2/17/2017
Description
of Action:
Complaint: Misrepresentation to obtain controlled substances Disciplinary Action: Suspended Imposition of Sentence/Voluntary Surrender of License
Kraft, April  DA1383 Registered Dental Assistant Disciplined-Revoked/Suspended/Surrendered 10/16/2015
Description
of Action:
Complaint: Fraud/Unauthorized Prescribing. Disciplinary Action: Voluntary Surrender of Registration.
Haley, Hilary L. M873 Dentist Active 6/30/2015
Description
of Action:
Complaint: Substance use that affects the ability to practice. Disciplinary Action: Voluntary refrain from practice and Health Professionals Assistance Program (HPAP). Order Authorizing Return to Practice with Mandated HPAP participation issued 1/13/17.
Hoogendoorn, Anna  DA2453 Registered Dental Assistant Disciplined-Revoked/Suspended/Surrendered 6/20/2014
Description
of Action:
Complaint: Substance Abuse. Non-compliance with Agreed Disposition and Waiver of Hearing. Disciplinary Action: Indefinite Suspension of License.
Loftus, Jeffrey Thomas M866 Dentist Active 5/8/2012
Description
of Action:
Complaint: Unacceptable Patient Care. Disciplinary Action: Continuing Education.
Brodie, Leon  M311 Dentist Disciplined-Revoked/Suspended/Surrendered 2/1/2012
Description
of Action:
Complaint: Safe and Sanitary Violation. Disciplinary Action: Voluntary Surrender of License.
Schmid, Richard G M464 Dentist Active 1/13/2012
Description
of Action:
Complaint: Unacceptable patient care. Disciplinary Action: Agreed Disposition - Probation of license.
Schacher, Steven  M779 Dentist Disciplined-Revoked/Suspended/Surrendered 10/14/2011
Description
of Action:
Complaint: Unacceptable patient care due to deliberate or negligent acts. Multiple complaints. Disciplinary Action: License revoked for an indefinite period of time.
Schmid, Richard G M464 Dentist Active 1/7/2011
Description
of Action:
Complaint: inappropriate contact with a patient. Disciplinary Action: Letter of reprimand.
Wightman, John R. M725 Dentist Active 10/25/2010
Description
of Action:
Complaint: Unacceptable patient care. Disciplinary Action: Peer review and completion of remedial education course.
Himrich, Mark E M699 Dentist Disciplined-Revoked/Suspended/Surrendered 4/8/2009
Description
of Action:
Complaint: Failing to provide copies of dental records, failure to maintain Continuing Education hours, failure to renew license to practice dentistry, continuing to prescribe controlled substances without a valid South Dakota Controlled Substance Registration or Federal DEA License, unacceptable patient care due to deliberate or negligent acts Disciplinary Action: Indefinite suspension of license.
Gunner, Lawrence G M268 Dentist Expired 7/31/2001
Description
of Action:
Complaint: Submitting falsified CPR card with annual renewal. Disciplinary Action: License suspended 7/31/2001 to 8/14/2001.
Schacher, Steven  M779 Dentist Disciplined-Revoked/Suspended/Surrendered 7/1/2001
Description
of Action:
Complaint: Submitting falsified CE Records. Disciplinary Action: License suspended for 2 weeks, probation 5 yrs. and $2900 fine.
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