Maine Revised Statutes

§1090. Prescription required for dental laboratory

1. Prescription.  A dentist who uses the services of a person not licensed to practice dentistry in this State to construct, alter, repair or duplicate a denture, plate, partial plate, bridge, splint, orthodontic or prosthetic appliance shall first furnish the unlicensed person with a written prescription, which must contain:
A. The name and address of the unlicensed person; [1993, c. 600, Pt. A, §72 (AMD).]
B. The patient's name or number. In the event the number is used, the name of the patient must be written upon the duplicate copy of the prescription retained by the dentist; [1993, c. 600, Pt. A, §72 (AMD).]
C. The date on which it was written; [1967, c. 544, §80 (NEW).]
D. A prescription of the work to be done, with diagrams if necessary; [1967, c. 544, §80 (NEW).]
E. A specification of the type and quality of materials to be used; and [1993, c. 600, Pt. A, §72 (AMD).]
F. The signature of the dentist and the number of the dentist's state license. [1993, c. 600, Pt. A, §72 (AMD).]
The unlicensed person shall retain the original prescription and the dentist shall retain for 2 years a duplicate copy for inspection by the board or its agent. For purposes of this subsection, "unlicensed person" includes all legal entities.
[ 1993, c. 600, Pt. A, §72 (AMD) .]
1967, c. 544, §80 (NEW). 1993, c. 600, §A72 (AMD).