Current through Register Vol. XXXIX, No. 11, March 18, 2022
As used in this rule and unless the context clearly requires
a different meaning, the following terms shall have the meanings ascribed in
2.1. Board - means West
Virginia Board of Dentistry.
Dental Home - means a licensed primary dental care provider who has an ongoing
relationship with a patient where comprehensive oral health care is
continuously accessible, coordinated, family-centered and provided in
compliance with the policies of the American Dental Association.
2.3. Mobile Dental Facility - means any
self-contained facility in which dentistry or dental hygiene will be practiced
which may be moved, towed, or transported from one location to
2.4. Operator - means a
licensed dentist or an organization authorized by the Dental Practice Act to
employ or contract with licensed dentists to whom the permit is issued as
provided by this rule.
- means an authorization granted by the Board to operate a mobile dental
facility or use a portable dental unit in the State of West Virginia.
2.6. Portable Dental Unit - means any
non-facility in which dental equipment, utilized in the practice of dentistry,
is transported to and utilized on a temporary basis at an out of office
location, including but not limited to, patients' homes, schools, nursing homes
or other institutions.
- means a period of time during which personnel associated with a permitted
facility or unit are available to provide dental services at a