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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Dental therapists. Adds dental therapists and advanced dental therapists to the dental practitioners who are eligible for grants under the Indiana dental recruitment fund. Provides for the licensure of dental therapists and the certification of licensed dental therapists as advanced dental therapists. Requires a dental therapist and an advanced dental therapist to practice in an underserved area or a setting that serves low-income, uninsured, and underserved patients. Specifies the services and procedures that may be performed by a dental therapist and an advanced dental therapist. Requires a dental therapist and an advanced dental therapist to operate under a collaborative agreement Dental therapists. Adds dental therapists and advanced dental therapists to the dental practitioners who are eligible for grants under the Indiana dental recruitment fund. Provides for the licensure of dental therapists and the certification of licensed dental therapists as advanced dental therapists. Requires a dental therapist and an advanced dental therapist to practice in an underserved area or a setting that serves low-income, uninsured, and underserved patients. Specifies the services and procedures that may be performed by a dental therapist and an advanced dental therapist. Requires a dental therapist and an advanced dental therapist to operate under a collaborative agreement or advanced collaborative agreement with a dentist. Allows a dental therapist and an advanced dental therapist to dispense and administer analgesics, anti-inflammatories, and antibiotics under certain parameters. Establishes penalties. Makes conforming changes. ... View more