Comments for: Three bills to benefit independent dental hygienists

Posted Feb. 13, 2009, at 9:49 p.m.

AUGUSTA | Three bills now before the Legislature aim to expand access to dental care provided by dental hygienists who work without the oversight of a dentist. Last year, lawmakers approved the licensing of independent-practice hygienists, as they are called. Maine is now the second state, after Colorado, to …

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