1. List 5 procedures that dental hygienists are allowed to perform? What types of procedures are prohibited? (note: use the “Statutes” section for this).
Dental hygienists, that are legally licensed are allowed to perform procedures on their own such as: exposing and processing dental radiographs, prophylaxis, scaling, root planning and closed subgingival curettage. They can perform certain routines under the supervision of a dentist: administer local anesthetics and nitrous oxide analgesia. However, some operations are not allowed. Dental hygienists are not allowed to administer local anesthetics …show more content…
That includes six dentists, two dental hygienists and three public members. There term is four years and each individual maybe serve two terms total. Anyone interested in becoming a board member can apply on the government website : www.azgovernor.gov/bc Step 2: Choose two of the below sets of questions (from the set of 9). Cut/paste the questions into your discussion post, and then provide your response. (Note: attempt to use your own words). You will have to search the BODEX website for answers:
1. How often is a dental hygiene license renewed? What is the fee for licensure renewal? When are licenses renewed (during the calendar year)? What should a hygienist do when he/she moves? What penalties are assessed for failure to comply?
The dental hygienist license must be renewed every three years. The fee for the license renewal is $55 for dental hygienists. The fee for the Arizona Dental Jurisprudence Examination is $100 and dental applicants for licensure by credential is $1000.The license is usually renewed on or before June 30th and could be easily done online. If I dental hygienist move to a different state, they have to apply for license by credential.It is a class 1 misdemeanor for a person to practice dental hygiene in this state without a valid license, unless the person has obtained a license from the …show more content…
What does it mean to be “licensed by credential?” List two requirements that a dental hygienist must meet in order to obtain licensure by credential.
The term “licensed by credential” means that the applicants has passed the clinical examination in the different state or a regional testing agency that maintains a standard of licensure that is Board-approved.
The licensed by credential dental hygienist have to display a proper documentation.
There are a lot of requirements in order to be a licensed by credential dental hygienist. The first requirement is that they have to have a current dental hygienist license anywhere in the state or out of the state in United States of America. The second requirement is they need to submit a written document showing that the applicant performed 1000 or more hours during the last two years right before applying for licensure by credential.
Step 3: Answer the following question:
In your opinion, why is licensure important for the profession of dental hygiene? Think of reasons beyond the obvious