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          20:43:08 :11.  Procedures that may not be delegated. The following list of procedures may not be delegated by a dentist or dental hygienist to either a dental assistant or a registered dental assistant:


          (1)  The cutting of hard or soft tissue;

          (2)  Intraoral procedures that will be used directly in the fabrication of a dental prosthesis;

          (3)  Irreversible procedures;

          (4)  The injection of medication other than as permitted in § 20:43:09:10.01;

          (5)  The administration of nitrous oxide analgesia other than as permitted in § 20:43:09:06;

          (6)  The placing, finishing, and adjusting of final restorations; and

          (7)  Those procedures allocated by SDCL 36-6A-40 and by §§ 20:43:04:04 and 20:43:04:06 to dental hygienists with the exception of placement of sealants and coronal polishing following a prophylaxis by a dentist or dental hygienist.


          Source: 6 SDR 87, effective March 2, 1980; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; transferred from § 20:43:04:05.01, 19 SDR 32, effective September 6, 1992; 32 SDR 188, effective May 15, 2006; 42 SDR 19, effective August 17, 2015; 42 SDR 83, effective December 3, 2015.

          General Authority: SDCL 36-6A-14(10)(13).

          Law Implemented: SDCL 36-6A-14(10)(13).


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