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Title 26 : Professions and Occupations

Chapter 012 : DENTISTS, DENTAL THERAPISTS, DENTAL HYGIENISTS, AND DENTAL ASSISTANTS

Subchapter 003A : DENTAL THERAPISTS

(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 617)
  • § 617. Referrals

    (a) The supervising dentist shall refer patients to another dentist or specialist to provide any necessary services needed by a patient that are beyond the scope of practice of the dental therapist and which the supervising dentist is unable to provide.

    (b) A dental therapist, in accordance with the collaborative agreement, shall refer patients to another qualified dental or health care professional to receive any needed services that exceed the scope of practice of the dental therapist. (Added 2015, No. 161 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. June 2, 2016.)