For Immediate Release
August 14, 2012
Sarah T. Blodgett, Assistant Attorney General
Administrative Prosecution Unit
Consumer Protection Bureau
Attorney General Michael A. Delaney announces that the New Hampshire Board of Dental Examiners ("Board") has suspended the dental license of John J. Ryan, DMD, effective August 10, 2012. Dr. Ryan practiced in East Hampstead, New Hampshire.
The Board's action is in response to an August 9, 2012 unannounced inspection of Dr. Ryan's practice at 39 Webber Road, East Hampstead. The Board ordered the inspection after receiving information that Dr. Ryan's practice failed to follow appropriate infection control procedures. The Board found, based on the Inspectors' report, that Dr. Ryan's practice, as currently operated, posed a significant threat to the health and safety of his patients.
On August 10, 2012, the Board issued an Order of Emergency Suspension and Notice of Hearing. The order suspended Dr. Ryan's license immediately. A Board hearing is currently scheduled for September 10, 2012, for the purpose of determining whether Dr. Ryan's license will remain suspended during the course of the on-going investigation.
Copies of the Order of Emergency Suspension and Notice of Hearing are available upon request by contacting the New Hampshire Board of Dental Examiners, 2 Industrial Park Drive, Concord, New Hampshire; (603) 271-4561.
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