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(a)?Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, a dentist licensed in this state may delegate to a dental assistant under indirect supervision
(1)?the exposure and development of radiographs;
(2)?application of topical preventive agents or pit and fissure sealants; ?and
(b)?A dentist licensed in this state may delegate to a dental assistant under direct supervision
(1)?coronal polishing on teeth without calculus, if the dental assistant is certified under AS 08.36.342;
(2)?the placement of a restoration into a cavity prepared by a dentist licensed under this chapter and the subsequent carving, contouring, and adjustment of the contacts and occlusion of the restoration, if the dental assistant is certified under AS 08.36.344; ?and
(3)?other dental operations and services as defined and regulated by the board; ?however, a dentist may not delegate to a dental assistant a dental operation or service that requires the professional skill of a licensed dentist or licensed dental hygienist, including those dental operations and services specified in AS 08.32.110(c).
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alaska Statutes Title 8. Business and Professions § 08.36.346. Delegation to dental assistants - last updated April 21, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ak/title-8-business-and-professions/ak-st-sect-08-36-346/
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