N.Y. Education Law Section 6601
Definition of practice of dentistry

The practice of the profession of dentistry is defined as diagnosing, treating, operating, or prescribing for any disease, pain, injury, deformity, or physical condition of the oral and maxillofacial area related to restoring and maintaining dental health. The practice of dentistry includes the prescribing and fabrication of dental prostheses and appliances. The practice of dentistry may include performing physical evaluations in conjunction with the provision of dental treatment.

Source: Section 6601 — Definition of practice of dentistry, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/EDN/6601 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

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