SB 5322-S - DIGEST

Allows an unlicensed person or entity to: (1) Own or lease assets used by a dental practice;

(2) Employ or contract for the services of personnel other than licensed dentists, licensed dental hygienists, licensed expanded function dental auxiliaries, certified dental anesthesia assistants, and registered dental assistants;

(3) Provide business support and management services to a dental practice; and

(4) Receive fees for the services above provided to a dental practice calculated as agreed to by the dental practice owner or owners.

Prohibits a person or entity from interfering with a licensed dentist's independent clinical judgment.

Prohibits an attending dentist from neglecting, ignoring, abandoning, or refusing to complete the current procedure for a patient.