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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 30 - 4 - 9 §30-4-9. Scope of practice of a dentist.      The practice of dentistry includes the following:

     (1) Coordinate dental services to meet the oral health needs of the patient;

     (2) Examine, evaluate and diagnose diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, maxillofacial area and adjacent and associated structures;

     (3) Treat diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, maxillofacial area and the adjacent and associated structures;

     (4) Provide services to prevent diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, maxillofacial area and the adjacent and associated structures;

     (5) Fabricate, repair or alter a dental prosthesis;

     (6) Administer anesthesia in accordance with the provisions of article four-a of this chapter;

     (7) Prescribe drugs necessary for the practice of dentistry;

     (8) Execute and sign a death certificate when it is required in the practice of dentistry;

     (9) Employ and supervise dental auxiliary personnel;

     (10) Authorize delegated procedures to be performed by dental auxiliary personnel; and

     (11) Perform any other work included in the curriculum of an approved dental school, college or dental department of a university.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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