10.44.21.07

.07 Requirements for Dentists and Dental Hygienists to Operate Under General Supervision in a Facility.

A. Each supervising dentist responsible for carrying out the requirements necessary for the facility to operate under general supervision shall:

(1) Hold an active license to practice dentistry in this State;

(2) Hold a current certificate of Health Care Provider Level C Proficiency, or its equivalent, in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation; and

(3) Have at least 2 years experience in providing direct patient care in the active clinical practice of dentistry.

B. Each dental hygienist providing dental hygiene services under general supervision shall:

(1) Hold an active license to practice dental hygiene in this State;

(2) Hold a current certificate of Health Care Provider Level C Proficiency, or its equivalent, in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation; and

(3) Have at least 2 years experience in direct patient care in the active clinical practice of dental hygiene.

C. Within 30 days after there has been a change in either the supervising dentist or the dental hygienist, a facility shall notify the Board in writing of the following:

(1) The name of the new supervising dentist or the new dental hygienist;

(2) The date of the change in personnel; and

(3) A statement affirming that all personnel meet the criteria established in this regulation for practice under general supervision.