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1

What is the book that includes all the laws and regulations governing dentistry in California

Dental practice act

2

Which department governs many different boards in California

Department of consumer affairs

3

What is the DHCC

Dental hygiene committee of California

4

How many members are there on the dental board

14

5

How many members of the dental board are practicing dentists

8

6

How many members on the dental board our public members

4

7

How many members on the dental board are RDHs

1

8

How many members on the dental board are RDAs

1

9

Who appoints most of the members of the dental board of California

The governor except 2 public members

10

How many subcommittees are underneath the DBC

7

11

What are the subcommittees underneath the DBC

Examination, enforcement, divergent, continuing education, Legislature/permits, legislature, infection control

12

How many ways are there to create requirements regarding dentistry in California

2

13

What are the requirements regarding dentistry in California

Statutes=law and is put in the business and professions code, regulations – created by the DBC and is put in the California code of regulations

14

What is harder to change laws or regulations

Law because it has to be put into legislation (Bill)

15

What are all the auxiliary duties written in and how does this affect change if needed

Written in law difficult to change

16

The BPC and the CCR are both available on what website

Dental board of California website at www.dbc.ca.gov under the laws and regulations tab

17

How can you be sure to stay current regarding changes to dental laws and regulations

Look at proposed regulations on website approved regulations

18

All dental offices must post a notice about the dental board. What does it need to include and what is the minimum size font required

DBC phone number in 48 point font size

19

How often should a DPA course be taken to renew your RDA license

Every two years

20

What percent of the RDA law and ethics exam is covered by scope of practice

32%

21

What does ADHP stand for

Ally dental health professional (auxiliary)

22

And auxiliary is anyone except what in the dental office

Dentist

23

Name the different types of assistants

DA, OAP, DSA, RDA, RDAEF, RDAEF2

24

Name the different kinds of hygienists

RDH, RDHEF, RDHEF 2, RDHAP

25

OAP stands for

Orthodontic assistant permit

26

Can an RDH in California do RDA duties

No unless they are also an RDA if they became a licensed hygienist after January 1, 2006

27

Didactic means what

Lecture/textbook training

28

RDAEF2's can place what kind a restoration and cement on crowns

Contour finish restorations and permanent cement on crowns

29

Can an RDHAPPractice outside of the normal scope of the dental practice

Yes as long as they are providing services in areas where patients cannot come to offices to have prophys

30

What must the office display for everyone to see

The license of everyone in the office practicing dentistry

31

All dental professionals must wear a name tag

False they can display their license instead

32

What must all healthcare practitioners disclose

Their highest academic degree

33

The one law that is direct in room supervision is assisting in the administration of

Nitrous oxide

34

Can a DA/RDA start nitrous oxide sedation

No they may only adjust flow by direction of DDS

35

What is root planing

Making the root of the tooth smooth so that bacteria cannot hide

36

What is soft tissue curettage

Removal of the diseased soft tissue opposite to the tooth surface

37

What supervision are all RD AEF duties

Direct