Title 5
Businesses and Professions

Chapter 31.1
Dentists and Dental Hygienists

R.I. Gen. Laws 5-31.1-30



 5-31.1-30.  Licensure required — Dental assistants excepted.

No person shall perform any act that constitutes the practice of dentistry in this state unless that person is licensed under the provisions of this chapter as a dentist or a dental hygienist, or unless that person performs limited auxiliary dental services, procedures, and duties as a dental assistant as provided by this chapter. The board of examiners in dentistry shall develop rules and procedures to implement a listing of all dental assistants practicing in the state.

History of Section.
P.L. 1987, ch. 358, 2; P.L. 2013, ch. 172, 2; P.L. 2013, ch. 201, 2.