HB 2058 (Rep. Barto) was signed by the governor on May 25th
Dental hygienists are authorized to practice under the “general supervision” (defined) of a licensed physician in an inpatient hospital setting. Dental hygienists are authorized to supervise dental assistants, subject to the terms of a written affiliated practice agreement entered into with a dentist.
The Board of Dental Examiners officially took the stand that SDF is a fluoride and that all relevant statutes and rules pertaining to “topical fluorides” for dental hygienists and dental assistants (including expanded functions dental assistants) also apply to SDF. They decided that no substantive policy was necessary since the law is clear on fluorides and SDF is a fluoride.
Local Component’s of AzDHA
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