DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
[Filed September 23, 1998, 8:18 a.m.]
notice of adoption of interpretive statement
Title: Can dental hygienists perform prophylaxis using laser instruments?
Issuing Entity: Washington State Dental Quality Assurance Commission.
Subject: The commission issued an interpretive statement in response to a request from Brenda Kaesler, RDH, of Fortune Practice Management, for a ruling on the use of lasers for any service provided by a dental hygienist.
Effective Date: May 15, 1998.
Contact Person: Lisa Anderson, Program Manager, Department of Health, Dental Quality Assurance Commission, P.O. Box 47867, Olympia, WA 98504-7867, (360) 664-8090.