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1

The purpose of Dental Practice Act is

To protect the public from incompetent practitioners

2

Regulations regarding dental assisting vary greatly

From state to state

3

The Dental Practice Act specifies legal ________ within each state.

Requirements for the practice

4

The ADAA represents

American Dental Assistants Association

5

The members of the State Board is usually appointed by

The governor of the state

6

An agreement between two or more states which allows dentists or hygienists who are licensed in one state, to receive a license in another without further testing in that state is called

Reciprocity

7

What authority does the state board have

To issue, revoke, deny, and suspend

8

The purpose of licensure is

To protect the public from unqualified or incompetent practitioners

9

Who interprets and implements the State Dental Practice Act

Dental Board

10

Who can be a member of the Board of Dentistry?

Hygienists, Assistants, Consumers, and Dentists

11

Some contents of a typical Dental Practice Act are

Licensing renewal, continuing education, and infection control

12

Dentist, ______ and _____, need to be licensed to practice in any state

DA and Hygienist

13

Any person who practices dentistry without a license is guilty of

And illegal act

14

Most states will take action if the licensed person has a felony conviction and a misdemeanor involving _____ addiction

Drug

15

State without reciprocity agreements require that a licensed professional

Take the state board exam

16

The term "dental auxiliary" refers to

Dental assistant/ Hygienist (any employee)

17

The patient of record is

The individual examined and diagnosed with planned treatment

18

Specific intraoral tasks tasks that are delegated to qualified dental auxiliary, is also known as

Expanded Function (EF)

19

Performing procedures that are not legal is the same as practicing dentistry without a license. This is also a

Criminal act

20

Standard of care or _____________ is a legal concept that provides general boundaries in which a dentist must perform in a given situation

Duty of care

21

Duty of care includes being licensed and using skill and good judgement in addition to

Standard drugs, materials, and techniques

22

The dentist may refuse to treat anyone except for

Race, color, or creed

23

A legal term that means "the absence of negligence" refers to

Due care

24

Professional negligence refers to

Malpractice

25

Is it true or false that "the act of omission" is failure to perform an act that a reasonable professional would not perform?

False

26

Is it true or false that the act of commission is performance of an act that a reasonable professional would not perform?

True

27

Such comments as oops! And ______ made by any dental professional may lead to "Res Gestae"

Uh oh!

28

"Res Gestae" are spontaneous remarks made by ____________ at a time of ________________________

Any staff present

An alleged negligent act that are admissible as evidence in a court of law

29

"Respondeat Superior" means that a patient may sue the dentist for an act committed by his

Staff

30

The words "let the master answer" are also known as the doctrine of

Respondeat Superior