HB 2058: A Bill to Increase Dental Hygienists’ Scope of Practice

HB 2058, sponsored by Representative Nancy Barto on our behalf, makes two (2) important changes to our scope of practice  First, it allows dental hygienists to practice under the general supervision of a physician in an in-patient hospital setting. New and exciting service delivery models are being developed that integrate dental hygienists into hospital settings in order to attend to the daily oral care needs of critically ill or intubated patients. Read More