SB 786 – California

Status: Enacted
Year Introduced: 2019

This bill would authorize registered dental hygienists to determine which radiographs to perform on a patient who has not received an initial examination by the supervising dentist for the specific purpose of the dentist making a diagnosis and treatment plan for the patient. This includes in a dental office and using telehealth in a public health setting, for the purpose of communication with the supervising dentist, including, but not limited to, schools, head start and preschool programs, and community clinics.

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