Maine Revised Statutes

§18348. Registration requirements

1. Dentist externship registration.   A dentist may register under that dentist’s license a student for the purpose of providing clinical supervision outside of the academic setting. A registration under this section expires one year from the date the registration is granted. An applicant must comply with section 18341 and must provide:
A. Verification that the student has an academic affiliation and good academic standing as a dental student in a school approved by the board; [2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).]
B. Verification from the dental school that the student has completed satisfactory training and is ready to perform limited dental services outside of the school setting under the supervision of a dentist; and [2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).]
C. A statement from the supervising dentist that outlines the level of supervision that the dentist will provide and that attests that the performance of these services by the student will add to the student’s knowledge and skill in dentistry. [2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).]
[ 2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW) .]
2. Sedation and general anesthesia registration.   A dentist who holds a permit to administer sedation pursuant to section 18379 may register another dentist under that dentist’s license for the purpose of providing clinical supervision in administering sedation or general anesthesia under direct supervision. A registration under this subsection expires one year from the date the registration is granted. Applicants must comply with section 18341 and must submit a letter from the supervising dentist describing the practice settings in which supervision will occur as well as attesting that these arrangements are commensurate with the registrant’s education, training and competency.
[ 2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW) .]
3. Local anesthesia/nitrous oxide analgesia registration.   A dentist may register a dentist or dental hygienist under that dentist’s license for the purpose of providing clinical supervision in administering local anesthesia or nitrous oxide analgesia under direct supervision. A registration under this section expires one year from the date the registration is granted. Applicants must comply with section 18341 and must submit a letter from the supervising dentist describing the practice settings in which supervision will occur as well as attesting that these arrangements are commensurate with the registrant’s education, training and competency.
[ 2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW) .]
4. Denturist externship registration.   A denturist or dentist may register under that dentist’s or denturist's license a student for the purpose of providing clinical supervision outside of the academic setting. A registration under this section expires one year from the date the registration is granted, but may be renewed for an additional year. An applicant must comply with section 18341 and must provide:
A. Verification that the student has an academic affiliation and good academic standing as a denturist student in a denturist program approved by the board; [2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).]
B. Verification from the denturist program that the student has completed satisfactory training and is ready to perform limited denturist services outside of the school setting under the supervision of a denturist or a dentist; and [2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).]
C. A letter from the supervising denturist or dentist that describes the level of supervision that the dentist will provide and that attests that the performance of these services by the student will add to the student’s knowledge and skill in denturism. [2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).]
[ 2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2015, c. 429, §21 (NEW).