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Subdivision 1.Scope.

For the purposes of sections 150A.24 to 150A.31, the following terms have the meanings given.

Subd. 2.Dental laboratory.

"Dental laboratory" means a corporation, partnership, sole proprietor, or business entity engaged in the manufacture or repair of dental prosthetic appliances. This definition does not include a dental laboratory that is physically located within a dental practice if the dental prosthetic appliances are manufactured or repaired for the exclusive use of the dentist or dentists within the dental practice.

Subd. 3.Material content notice.

"Material content notice" means a notice that contains the complete material content information of a dental prosthetic appliance, including whether United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) compliant materials were used. The notice must be provided in a manner that can be easily entered into a patient record.

Subd. 4.Work authorization.

"Work authorization" means a written instrument by which a dental laboratory subcontracts to another dental laboratory all or part of the manufacture or repair of a dental prosthetic appliance authorized by a work order by a licensed dentist.

Subd. 5.Work order.

"Work order" means a written instrument prescribed by a licensed dentist directing a dental laboratory to manufacture or repair a dental prosthetic appliance for an individual patient.


2012 c 269 s 1

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