S.C. Code Regs. 39-8 - Laboratory Interactions

A. All dental laboratory work must have an accompanying authorization document. This document may be physical or electronic and must contain, at a minimum, the following:
1. The laboratory name and mailing address;
2. The authorizing dentist's name, mailing address, contact information, and license number;
3. The name of the patient;
4. The type of prosthesis, as well as clear instructions on all components of the prosthesis.

These components include, but are not limited to, type of materials desired, occlusal contacts in centric occlusion and all excursive movements, types of clasps, attachments, esthetic characteristics, and other pertinent items; and

5. The signature, either physical or electronic, of the dentist.
B. All materials that have had contact with patients must be disinfected following the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Guidelines and clearly marked when being sent to an off-site laboratory from a dentist.
C. All materials that are to be placed in patient contact must be disinfected following CDC Control Guidelines and clearly marked when being sent from an off-site laboratory to a dentist.


S.C. Code Regs. 39-8
Replaced and amended by State Register Volume 44, Issue No. 06, eff. 6/26/2020.

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