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Entries in Dental Records (8)

Tuesday
Jun112013

DQAC Update 

Last Friday, the Dental Quality Assurance Commission (DQAC) held a public meeting to discuss ongoing business before the commission. Here are the highlights:

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Monday
Mar252013

DQAC WRITING RULES ON DENTAL RECORDS

In 2009, DQAC began the rulemaking process on rules related to dental records. This rulemaking process was halted with an all state agency rulemaking moratorium issued by Governor Christine Gregoire in 2010. Now that the moratorium has been lifted, DQAC plans to proceed with writing rules related to dental records. In late March, a draft rule was released to the public

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Wednesday
Apr212010

Records Retention

Q: According to WAC 246-817-310, dentists are required to maintain treatment records for patients treated. How long are we required to maintain them?

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Monday
Jun292009

WSDA and DOH revise new dental x-ray rules

In January 2009, the Department of Health notified Washington-licensed dentists that weekly film processing tests would be required on all non-digital x-ray machines beginning Jan. 1, 2010. Under the rule, processing tests would need to be documented and kept for review...

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