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SF 662

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 04/05/2017 08:53am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to health; creating an exemption from the practice of dentistry for certain
dental students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 150A.05, subdivision


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 150A.05, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

Subd. 2.

Exemptions and exceptions of certain practices and operations.

150A.01 to 150A.12 do not apply to:

(1) the practice of dentistry or dental hygiene in any branch of the armed services of the
United States, the United States Public Health Service, or the United States Veterans

(2) the practice of dentistry, dental hygiene, or dental assisting by undergraduate dental
students, dental therapy students, dental hygiene students, and dental assisting students of
the University of Minnesotanew text begin, schools of dentistry that are accredited by the Commission on
Dental Accreditation (CODA)
new text end, schools of dental hygiene, schools with a dental therapy
education program, or schools of dental assisting approved by the board, when acting under
the indirect supervision of a Minnesota licensed dentist and under the instruction of a licensed
dentist, licensed dental therapist, licensed dental hygienist, or licensed dental assistant;

(3) the practice of dentistry by licensed dentists of other states or countries while
appearing as clinicians under the auspices of a duly approved dental school or college, or
a reputable dental society, or a reputable dental study club composed of dentists;

(4) the actions of persons while they are taking examinations for licensure administered
or approved by the board pursuant to sections 150A.03, subdivision 1, and 150A.06,
subdivisions 1, 2, and 2a

(5) the practice of dentistry by dentists and dental hygienists licensed by other states
during their functioning as examiners responsible for conducting licensure examinations
administered by regional and national testing agencies with whom the board is authorized
to affiliate and participate under section 150A.03, subdivision 1, and the practice of dentistry
by the regional and national testing agencies during their administering examinations pursuant
to section 150A.03, subdivision 1;

(6) the use of x-rays or other diagnostic imaging modalities for making radiographs or
other similar records in a hospital under the supervision of a physician or dentist or by a
person who is credentialed to use diagnostic imaging modalities or x-ray machines for dental
treatment, roentgenograms, or dental diagnostic purposes by a credentialing agency other
than the Board of Dentistry; or

(7) the service, other than service performed directly upon the person of a patient, of
constructing, altering, repairing, or duplicating any denture, partial denture, crown, bridge,
splint, orthodontic, prosthetic, or other dental appliance, when performed according to a
written work order from a licensed dentist or a licensed advanced dental therapist in
accordance with section 150A.10, subdivision 3.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
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