SB 1154 Authorizes dentists and dental hygienists to delegate certain duties to dental assistants
Sponsor:Cauthorn Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number:4172S.01I Fiscal Note:4172-01
Committee:Financial and Governmental Organization, Veterans' Affairs & Elections
Last Action:02/05/04 - Second Read and Referred S Financial & Governmental Journal page:S244
Organization, Veterans' Affairs & Elections Committee
Effective Date:August 28, 2004
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SB 1154 - This act authorizes a dentist or dental hygienist to delegate the removal of hard and soft deposits to a dental assistant, provided the assistant has at least three years of clinical experience and has completed required education. The dental board has the authority to enact rules regulating the use of dental assistants to remove hard and soft deposits.