Subdivision 1. Applicability.
As used in sections
, the following terms
shall have the meanings given them.
Subd. 2. Board.
"Board" means the state Board of Dentistry.
Subd. 3. Dental technician.
"Dental technician" means a person performing acts authorized
150A.10, subdivision 3
Subd. 4. Dental hygienist.
"Dental hygienist" means a person licensed pursuant to sections
to perform the services authorized pursuant to section
, or any other services authorized by sections
Subd. 5. Dental assistant.
"Dental assistant" means a person performing acts authorized
150A.10, subdivision 2
Subd. 6. Dentist.
"Dentist" means a dentist licensed pursuant to sections
Subd. 6a. Faculty dentist.
"Faculty dentist" means a person who is licensed to practice
dentistry as a faculty member of a school of dentistry, pursuant to section
150A.06, subdivision 1a
Subd. 7. Person.
"Person" includes an individual, corporation, partnership, association or
any other legal entity.
Subd. 8. Registered dental assistant.
"Registered dental assistant" means a person
registered pursuant to section
Subd. 8a. Resident dentist.
"Resident dentist" means a person who is licensed to practice
dentistry as an enrolled graduate student or student of an advanced education program accredited
by the American Dental Association Commission on Accreditation.
Subd. 9. State.
"State," when used in reference to a state other than Minnesota, means any
other state of the United States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
History: 1969 c 974 s 1; 1976 c 263 s 1; 1983 c 70 s 2; 1993 c 84 s 1,2; 2005 c 147 art 4 s 1