Bill 116 2004
An Act to amend the
Dental Hygiene Act, 1991
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, enacts as follows:
1. Subsection 5 (1) of the Dental Hygiene Act, 1991 is amended by striking out "section 4" and substituting "paragraph 2 of section 4".
2. This Act comes into force on the day it receives Royal Assent.
3. The short title of this Act is the Dental Hygiene Amendment Act, 2004.
The Bill amends the Dental Hygiene Act, 1991 to remove the present restriction that a dental hygienist is not allowed to do scaling teeth and root planning, including curetting surrounding tissue, unless a dentist has ordered those procedures.