Facts 2Dental Hygienists Act receives Proclamation May 15, 2009

Dental Hygenists Act

Dental Hygienists Regulations, effective May 15, 2009, includes Schedule A

Approved Regulations: including Required Protocol Schedule A
(Schedule A: Suggested Protocol for Authorizing Dental Hygienists to Perform Procedures for those who have not be authorized to engage in self-directed clinical practice.)

Bylaws, as approved by Council Sept 29, 2018


Standards of Practice, as approved by Council, including Council Approved Position Statements and Best Practice Documents

Practice Standards

Code of Ethics

Use of Fluoride in Caries Prevention

CDHNS Best Practices Self Initiation Approved June 2009

CDHNS Best Practices Record Keeping Approved June 2009

Other Legislation:

Nova Scotia Regulated Health Professions Network Act

Nova Scotia Personal Health Information Act

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