W. Va. Code R. § 5-14-2 - Definitions

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 this section.

2.1. Board - means West Virginia Board of Dentistry.
2.2. 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 another.
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.
2.5. Permit - 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.
2.7. Session - means a period of time during which personnel associated with a permitted facility or unit are available to provide dental services at a location.


W. Va. Code R. § 5-14-2

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