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Dental Hygienist Apply Silver Diamine Fluoride

Concerning the application of silver diamine fluoride to dental patients.
2018 Regular Session
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

Dental hygienists - application of silver diamine fluoride. The act allows a dental hygienist to apply silver diamine fluoride under the supervision of a dentist if the dental hygienist notifies the patient of specific information and:

  • Holds a license in good standing to practice dental hygiene;
  • Completes a course on the use and limitations of silver diamine fluoride;
  • Is covered by professional liability insurance; and
  • Has a collaborative agreement with a dentist that describes the silver diamine fluoride protocols, any restrictions or limitations, and follow-up and referral mechanisms.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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