4715.37 Expiration of permit to practice under dentist's supervision; Renewal.

(A) A permit to practice under the oral health access supervision of a dentist issued under section 4715.363 of the Revised Code expires on the thirty-first day of December of the odd-numbered year that occurs after the permit's issuance. A dental hygienist who desires to renew a permit to practice under the oral health access supervision of a dentist shall apply, under oath, to the state dental board on a form prescribed by the board in rules adopted under section 4715.372 of the Revised Code. At the time of application, the dental hygienist shall pay a renewal fee of twenty dollars.

(B) The state dental board shall renew a permit for a two-year period if the dental hygienist submitted a complete application, paid the renewal fee, is in good standing with the board, and has verified with the board both of the following:

(1) The locations at which the hygienist has provided dental hygiene services under a permit to practice under the oral health access supervision of a dentist;

(2) The number of patients that the hygienist has treated under a permit during the two years prior to submission of the renewal application.

Added by 128th General AssemblyFile No.34, HB 190, §1, eff. 8/31/2010.