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Press Release


For Immediate Release:
January 19, 2016

Office of The Attorney General
John J. Hoffman, Acting Attorney General

Division of Consumer Affairs
Steve C. Lee, Acting Director

Division of Law
Michelle Miller, Acting Director
  For Further Information and Media Inquiries:
Jeff Lamm (973) 504-6327
Lisa Coryell(973) 504-6327

Proposed Regulation – Board of Dentistry

NEWARK – The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has proposed amendments to the rules governing conditions under which a dental hygienist may engage in the practice of oral hygiene; expands the settings in which a dental hygienist may work under the general supervision of a licensed dentist; and prohibits certain activities by persons who are not licensed dentists.

The proposed regulation, and information on how to submit a comment by February 19, 2016, can be viewed at: http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/Proposals/Pages/12212015-Dentistry-Proposal-aspx.aspx .

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