(1) The department, with the recommendation of the board, shall issue a temporary license to any person who (a) has met the requirements for a license to practice dentistry as set forth in section 38-1117, (b) is enrolled in an accredited school or college of dentistry for the purpose of completing a postgraduate or residency program in dentistry, and (c) is licensed in another jurisdiction under conditions which the board finds equivalent to the requirements of the State of Nebraska for obtaining a license to practice dentistry.
(2) Any person who desires a temporary license shall make application to the department. Such application shall be accompanied by the required fee.
(3) The temporary license shall be issued for a period of one year and, upon application to the department, renewed annually without the licensee having to pay a renewal fee.
(4) The temporary licensee shall be entitled to practice dentistry, including prescribing legend drugs and controlled substances, only under the auspices of the postgraduate or residency program in which he or she is enrolled.