dental screening is a visual assessment and is noninvasive and
instrumentation is not required for a dental screening.
(3) A dental screening can identify obvious
or suspected oral health conditions that require or that might require
examination by a dentist.
dental screening shall include the following steps:
a. Visual inspection of the soft tissues,
including the lips, cheeks, gums, tongue, floor of mouth, and roof of mouth, to
assess infection or injury.
Visual inspection of all tooth surfaces to assess tooth decay, white spot
lesions, or injury.
Documentation of the screening and treatment needs according to
Iowa Admin. Code r.
ARC 8980B, IAB 8/11/10,