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54-902. Definition — Practice of dental hygiene. The practice of dental hygiene is the doing by one (1) person for a direct or indirect consideration of one (1) or more of the following with respect to the teeth or dental health of another person, namely, cleaning, polishing, removing stains or concretions; performing nonsurgical periodontal therapy; administering prescribed anesthetics or medicaments; applying preventive agents; performing nonsurgical, clinical and laboratory oral diagnostic tests for interpretation by a dentist; preparation of preliminary records of oral conditions; and such other dental services as specified by the dentist unless prohibited by the board in its adopted rules.
[54-902, added 1949, ch. 102, sec. 2, p. 177; am. 1967, ch. 312, sec. 1, p. 886; am. 1971, ch. 83, sec. 1, p. 181; am. 1994, ch. 58, sec. 2, p. 100.]