Laws and Regulations

Laws

New 2021 DHBC Statutes Book

Business and Professions Code, Division 2, Chapter 4, Article 9, Sections 1900-1966.6

Business and Professions Code, Division 2, Chapter 4, Article 9.1, Sections 1967-1967.4

**IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR RDHAP's**

Registered Dental Hygienists in Alternative Practice (RDHAP's) are permitted to incorporate, pursuant to Sections 13401 and 13401.5 of the Corporations Code.

If you have questions regarding this please contact the Board at (916) 263-1978.

Existing Regulations

California Code of Regulations, Title 16, Division 10 – Dental Board of California

California Code of Regulations, Title 16, Division 11 - Dental Hygiene Board of California

Approved Regulations

NEW 16 CCR Sections 1135-1137: Substantial Relationships and Rehabilitation Criteria - Effective 02-05-2021

AMENDED 16 CCR Section 1107: RDH Course in Periodontal Soft Tissue Curettage, Local Anesthesia, and Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Analgesia (SLN) – Effective 7-1-2021

AMENDED 16 CCR Section 1104: Approval of New RDH Educational Programs and Continuation of Approval for Approved RDH Educational Programs. Filed with Secretary of State 8-16-2021 – Effective 10-1-2021

Regulatory Section 100 Changes

Approved Section 100 Regulatory Changes Archive

Repeal of 16 CCR Sections 1149 through 1153: Sponsored Free Healthcare Events

Proposed Regulations Currently Undergoing the Regulatory Process

16 CCR section 1105. Requirements for Educational Programs

16 CCR section 1115. Retired Licensure

16 CCR section 1103. Definitions

16 CCR section 1104. Approval of New RDH Educational Programs and Continuation of Approval for Approved RDH Educational Programs

16 CCR section 1107. RDH Course in Periodontal Soft Tissue Curettage, Local Anesthesia, and Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Analgesia (SLN)

Substantial Relationships and Rehabilitation Criteria

16 CCR section 1109. Approval of Curriculum Requirements for Radiographic Decision-Making and Interim Therapeutic Restoration Courses for the Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH), Registered Dental Hygienist in Alternative Practice (RDHAP), and Registered Dental Hygienist in Extended Functions (RDHEF)

16 CCR section 1138.1. Unprofessional Conduct