Friday, June 17, 2011

Standard still being lowered when it comes to dental anesthesia

My point in sharing these links is to point out that even though kids are dying from teeth extractions performed by DDS and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons... standards are being lowered still !

States where dental hygienists may administer locals

States where dental hygienists can administer nitrous

Dental Hygiene Practice Act Overview:

Permitted Functions and Supervision Levels by State

Comparison of Tasks: Dental Therapist vs Advanced Dental Therapist

The principles, competencies, and curriculum for educating dental therapists

(American Assoc of Public Health Dentistry Panel)