Legislation

Timeline

1998

  • General Supervision of Dental Hygienists

1999

  • Protect the Educational Integrity of Dental Hygiene requiring ADA CODA Accreditation for Licensure

2000

  • Administration of Nitrous Oxide by Dental Hygienists
  • 2nd Registered Dental Hygienist added to the Board of Dentistry

2002

  • Expanded Functions for Dental Auxiliaries

2003

  • Included Professional Judgement and Skill to Dental Hygienists

2004

  • Administration of Local Anesthesia by Dental Hygienists

2012

  • Written Protocol workforce model for Dental Hygienists