Current through August 30, 2021

01. Sanitation. (7-1-21)T
a. There must be three (3) separate rooms; a reception room, and operatory room and a laboratory. (7-1-21)T
b. The operatory room must have hot and cold running water, basin with approved disposal system; disinfectant soap; single-use towels, a cuspidor with running water and a closed waste receptacle. (7-1-21)T
c. The laboratory room must have hot and cold running water, and basin with approved disposal system. (7-1-21)T
d. There must be a method of sterilization and disinfection evident and in use to insure the protection of the public. (7-1-21)T
e. All floors, walls, ceiling and benches must be kept in a sanitary condition at all times. (7-1-21)T
f. Every patient must have a separate and clean bib and a disposable cup. (7-1-21)T
g. The hands of every denturist must be washed in the presence of every patient with germicidal or antiseptic soap and water. Every denturist must wear disposable gloves. (7-1-21)T
h. Adequate and conveniently located toilet facilities with hot and cold running water, basin with approved disposal system, soap and single use towels will be provided within the building. (7-1-21)T
i. All denturist offices are open to inspection anytime during the business hours to inspection by the Board or its agents. (7-1-21)T
02. Office Standards. (7-1-21)T
a. Denturists must take care to use proper sterilization and sanitation techniques in all phases of their work. (7-1-21)T
b. A complete record of each patient must be kept. (7-1-21)T
c. All teeth and materials used must meet ADA standards. (7-1-21)T
03. Advertisements. (7-1-21)T
a. No denturist may disseminate or cause the dissemination of any advertisement or advertising that is any way fraudulent, false, deceptive or misleading. (7-1-21)T
04. General Conditions. (7-1-21)T
a. Conditions deemed by investigators to be a menace to the public health will be brought to the attention of the Board for consideration and immediate action. (7-1-21)T
b. These Standards of Conduct and Practice must be conspicuously posted in every licensed denturist's place of business. (7-1-21)T
05. Patient Record. A denturist must record, update and maintain documentation for each patient relevant to health history, clinical examinations and treatment, and financial data. Documentation must be written or computerized. Records must be maintained in compliance with any applicable state and federal laws, rules and regulations, including the health insurance portability and accountability act (HIPAA), P.L. 104-191 (1996), and the health information technology for economic and clinical health act (HITECH), P.L. 111-115 (2009). Such records must be accessible to other providers and to the patient in accordance with applicable laws, rules and regulations. Records must include, but are not limited to, the following: (7-1-21)T
a. Patient data, including name, address, date and description of examination; (7-1-21)T
b. Evidence of informed consent; (7-1-21)T
c. Date and description of treatment, services rendered, and any complications; (7-1-21)T
d. Health history as applicable; and (7-1-21)T
e. Any other information deemed appropriate to patient care. (7-1-21)T
06. Record Retention. Patient documentation, written or archived electronically by computer, must be retained for a minimum of seven (7) years and available upon request by the Board. (7-1-21)T


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