Non-Delegable Tasks

Taken from the Ohio Dental Code

4715-11-06 – Non-delegable dental tasks and/or procedures.

The following dental tasks and/or procedures shall not be delegated by any licensed dentists:

(A) Definitive diagnosis and treatment planning.
(B) The final placement of any fixed or removable appliances.
(C) The final removal of any fixed appliance.
(D) The therapeutic intra-oral adjustment of any fixed or removable appliance.
(E) Cutting procedures utilized in the preparation of the coronal or root portion of the tooth.
(F) Cutting procedures involving the supportive structures of the tooth.
(G) The placement of the final root canal filling.
(H) Final impressions of any tissue-bearing area, whether it be hard or soft tissue, upon which a prosthetic restoration is to be placed. Taking of impressions for athletic mouth-guards or other similar appliances is not to be construed as a final impression.
(I) Occlusal registration procedures for any prosthetic restoration, whether it be fixed or removable.
(J) The final placement of prefabricated or cast restorations or crowns.
(K) Retraction of the gingival sulcus prior to the direct or indirect impression technique.
(L) Procedures utilizing light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation (LASER) technologies (excluding caries susceptibility testing devices).
(M) Any other dental tasks and/or procedures which are prohibited by law or agency-level 4715 rules of the Administrative Code.

HISTORY: Replaces: 4715-11-03, eff. 6-21-04