California: Dental Practice Act


Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Summarize the California Dental Practice Act.
  • List the governing agencies of the dental profession and define their functions.
  • Describe the legal role and responsibilities of the dentist and dental auxiliaries.
  • Distinguish between direct and indirect supervision and define which auxiliary responsibilities are in each category.
  • Describe the various laws regarding licenses in the dental profession.
  • State where to find the yearly updates of the Dental Practice Act.
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Approved By: California Dental Board
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CE Credits: 2.0 Hours; credit available until 1/31/2019
Access Continuing Education, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing education for Dentists and Dental Hygienists by the California Dental Board, Provider Number: RP 4495.
Cost: $30.00 *NOTE: If your association, employer, or organization is paying for this course, and you log in utilizing the correct procedure provided by your association/employer/organization, you will not be charged upon completion of the test. Be sure to check with your association/employer/organization for the correct login procedure.
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Author: Lawrence J. Rose
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