Interpretation Guidelines

This section contains a series of Interpretation Guidelines that describe and explain pertinent aspects of the Dental Hygienists Regulation and Scope of Practice. For a PDF file that can be save to your USB drive: Interpretation Guidelines

Topics

Antibiotic Premedication (Cardiac Conditions)

Blood and Body Fluid Exposure Management

Chlorhexidine

Consent of Minors to Treatment

Controlled Release Periodontal Chemotherapy

Dental Hygiene Diagnosis

Dental Hygienists Infected with Bloodborne Pathogens: Standard for Reporting and Guidance for Prevention of Transmission of Infection

Dismissing Clients

Duty to Provide Care

Examination

Exposing Radiographs

Fluorides

Implanted Cardiac Devices

Informed Refusal to Consent

Laser Use in Periodontal Therapy

Local Anaesthetic Supervision

Marketing

Nitrous Oxide Sedation

Orofacial Myofunctional Therapies

Orthodontic/Prosthodontic Services

Preventative Resins

Provision of Athletic Mouthguards

Radiation Protection Program and Safety

Referrals by Dental Hygienists

Registrants’ Responsibility to Report Abuse

Sealants

Treatment of Clients with Orthopaedic Joint Replacement (Formerly Antiobiotic Premedication - Orthopaedic Joint Replacement)

Vital Tooth Whitening and the Provision of Bleaching Trays