D-4 - Denturologists Act

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6. The practice of denturology consists in assessing a person’s prosthetic needs and designing, fabricating, installing, adjusting and repairing dental prostheses in order to replace a person’s missing teeth.
The following activities in the practice of denturology are reserved to denturologists:
(1)  determining the appropriate type of dental prostheses other than implant-borne dental prostheses and bridges and crowns on natural teeth;
(2)  performing the non-invasive procedures required to design, install and adjust dental prostheses, other than implant-borne dental prostheses and bridges and crowns on natural teeth;
(3)  contributing to the determination of an implantology treatment plan;
(4)  performing the non-invasive procedures required to design, install and adjust implant-borne dental prostheses, other than sealed dental prostheses, according to a prescription and provided a continuing education certificate has been issued to them by the Order pursuant to a regulation adopted under subparagraph o of the first paragraph of section 94 of the Professional Code (chapter C-26);
(5)  removing and replacing a healing cap and placing an abutment on an implant head, according to a prescription and provided a continuing education certificate has been issued to them by the Order pursuant to a regulation adopted under subparagraph o of the first paragraph of section 94 of the Professional Code;
(6)  prescribing the fabrication and repair of dental prostheses other than sealed dental prostheses;
(7)  selling dental prostheses other than sealed dental prostheses; and
(8)  designing, fabricating and selling mouth guards.
1973, c. 50, s. 6; 2020, c. 152020, c. 15, s. 41.
6. Every act having as its object the taking of impressions and occlusions, the trying, fitting, adjusting, replacement or sale of removable dental prostheses to replace the natural dentition constitutes the practice of denturology.
1973, c. 50, s. 6.