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Event Details

Date 2018/05/21
Time 09:00 AM
Recurring
Event status
Handicap access, ADA Contact info: Sandra Matsushima, 808-586-2702
Title Board of Dental Examiners Board Meeting
Location King Kalakaua Building, 335 Merchant Street, Honolulu, HI 96813
BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS
Professional and Vocational Licensing Division
Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
State of Hawaii

AGENDA

                                  Date:     Monday, May 21, 2018
                                  Time:     9:00 a.m.
                                  Place:    Queen Liliuokalani Conference Room
                                                King Kalakaua Building
                                                335 Merchant Street, 1st Floor
                                                Honolulu, HI 96813


1.     Call to Order

2.     Presentation by Ms. Kimber Cobb, the Central Regional Dental Testing Service, Inc. ("CRDTS") Regarding Examination Updates

3.     Presentation by Ms. Sally Pestana, Health Education Non-Credit Program Director and Professor of Health Services, Kapiolani Community College ("KCC") regarding KCC's Community Dental Health Coordinator Program

4.     Approval of Board Meeting Minutes and Executive Session Minutes of March 12, 2018, and Board Meeting Minutes of February 5, 2018

5.     Applications:

a.     Ratifications

                  • Approved Dentist

                         Brandon M. Gage
                         Andrew J.H. Kim
                         Colin P. Taylor
                         Douglas A. Porr
                         Stephanie S. Shin
                         Margaret G. Collins
                         Alexander J. Spivak

                  • Approved Community Service License - Dentist

                         Khealynn F. Harris (Bay Clinic Inc.)

                  • Approved Dental Hygienist

                         Jamie R. Padro
                         Ashley J. West

6.     Old Business:

a.     Legislative Matters:

                 Bills That Have Passed:

                 • S.B. 2201, S.D.1, H.D.2 / H.B. 2060, H.D.1, S.D.1 (Companion died)
                   RELATING TO BOARDS

Renames the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Board of Dental Examiners, Board of Examiners in Optometry, and Board of Veterinary Examiners with names that more accurately reflect their scope and duties. (S.B. 2201, H.D.2)

                • S.B. 2799, S.D.1, H.D.2, C.D.1 / H.B. 2372, H.D.1 (Companion died)

RELATING TO THE SUPERVISION OF LICENSED DENTAL HYGIENISTS IN A PUBLIC HEALTH SETTING

Clarifies the scope of practice of licensed dental hygienists in a public health setting. (CD1)

                • H.B. 2149, H.D.1, S.D.1 / S.B. 2931, S.D.1, H.D.2 (Companion died)

RELATING TO DENTISTRY

Amends the ethics training requirement for dentists in the continuing education program to be six hours of ethics training within the previous two years for each biennial renewal period. (SD1)

                • S.B. 2298, S.D.2, H.D.3, C.D.1 / H.B. 1967, H.D.2 (Companion died)

RELATING TO HEALTHCARE PRECEPTOR TAX CREDITS

Allows advanced practice registered nurses, pharmacists, and physicians to receive income tax credits for acting as preceptors in volunteer-based supervised clinical training rotations provided to eligible students that enable the students to obtain an eligible healthcare professional degree or certificate. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2018. (CD1)


                 Bills That Did Not Pass:

               • S.B. 738, S.D.1, H.D.1 - RELATING TO HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS

Expands the pool of orthodontists who are eligible to perform medically necessary orthodontic services for treatment of certain orofacial anomalies covered by health insurance. (S.B. 738, H.D.1)

               • S.B. 2638, S.D.1 - RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL AND VOCATIONAL LICENSING

Prohibits a licensing authority from using rules to supersede requirements set forth in licensing laws and adopting rules that authorize an unlicensed individual to perform duties, activities, or functions that, if performed by another professional, would require licensure of that professional. (SD1)

               • S.B. 2926, S.D.1, H.D.2 - RELATING TO DENTISTRY

Requires the Board of Dental Examiners to adopt rules to establish a regulatory structure for the regulation of dental assistants in Hawaii. (S.B. 2926, H.D.2)

               • H.B. 2207, H.D.2, S.D.1 - RELATING TO DENTAL ASSISTANTS

Establishes minimum requirements for all dental assistants hired on or after 7/1/2018. Requires dental assistants employed on or after 7/1/2018 to successfully complete the Dental Assisting National Board, Inc.'s ("DANB") National Entry Level Dental Assistant certification within three years of first being hired. Requires dental assistants with four or more years' experience to apply or register for the DANB's Certified Dental Assistant certification. Exempts dental assistants with more than ten years' experience from having to obtain a Certified Dental Assistant certification, but requires these dental assistants to hold a cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification and pass the DANB's Infection Control examination within two years. (SD1)

                • H.R. 30 / H.C.R. 42 (Companion)

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE VOLUNTARY USE OF FLUORIDE SUPPLEMENTS BY CHILDREN AND PREGNANT WOMEN IN THE STATE OF HAWAII AND WHETHER THE VOLUNTARY TAKING OF FLUORIDE SUPPLEMENTS SHOULD BE ENCOURAGED BY THE STATE

Requests the Department of Health to conduct a study on the voluntary use of fluoride supplements by children and pregnant women in the state of Hawaii to ensure that medical and dental standards for fluoride intake and use are based conditions where local water supplies are not fluoridated, the public health benefits of taking fluoride supplements, and whether the taking of fluoride supplements should be encouraged by the State.

b.     ** Application of Silver Diamine Fluoride ("SDF") by Dental Hygienists

1)     Report from the Board's Permitted Interaction Group regarding the Application of SDF by Dental Hygienists

2)     Letter from Diane Brucato, Hawaii Dental Hygienist's Association ("HDHA") Past President, regarding March 12, 2018 Agenda Item 6. Old Business b. Discussion on the Authority of a Dental Hygienist to Apply SDF

7.     New Business:

a.     Approval/Ratification of Continuing Education ("CE") courses

1)     Holliday Orthodontics, Daron Stevens, D.D.S, M.S, "Heads Up, 7 and Up", May 17, 2018 (1 CE hour)

2)     Holliday Orthodontics, Cheryl Redor, R.D.H., "Heads Up, 7 and Up for the Hygienist", May 17, 2018 (1 CE hour)

For Informational Purposes Only

b.     Matters Related to the American Dental Association ("ADA")

                 √ ADA Announces New Policy to Combat Opioid Epidemic

                 √ ADA and CVS Pharmacy Collaborate to Expand Oral Health Education to Consumers

                 √ The Commission on Dental Accreditation ("CODA") Announcement - Staff Update

c.     Matters Related to the American Association of Dental Boards ("AADB") and the American Board of Dental Administrators ("AADA")

                 √ 2018 Mid-Year Meeting and Caucus Meetings, April 22-23, 2018, Chicago, IL

                 √ Clearinghouse for Board Actions

                 √ 135th Annual Meeting, September 22-23, 2018, Chicago, IL

                 √ Weekly Update - Ohio Senate Considers Dental Therapy Bill

                 √ Weekly Update - Tooth-Mounted Sensors Track your Diet and Health from Inside Your Mouth

                 √ North Carolina State Dental Board Pushes for Expanded Recognition of Specialty Standing

d.     Matters Related to the American Association of Dental Administrators ("AADA")

                 √ 2018 Mid-Year Meeting, April 22, 2018, Chicago, IL

                 √ AADA Resignation Letter from Patrick Braatz

e.     Matters Related to the American Board of Dental Examiners, Inc. ("ADEX")

                 √ 2018 ADEX Meeting, August 10-11, 2018, Chicago, IL

                 √ Special Administration of ADEX Exam for Displaced Dentists

                 √ Commission on Dental Competency Assessments ("CDCA") Dental Exam Calendar - July 20-22, 2018, University of Hawaii Maui College

                 √ CDCA Dental Hygiene Exam Calendar - July 21, 2018, University of Hawaii Maui College

f.     Matters Relating to the Central Regional Dental Testing Service, Inc. ("CRDTS")

                 √ CRDTS Presentation to the Board - May 21, 2018

g.     Matters Relating to the Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. ("DANB")

                 √ Certified Press, Vol. 37, Issue 1, Spring 2018

h.     Matters Relating to the Western Regional Examining Board ("WREB")

                 √ WREB Leadership Meeting February 9, 2018 Report

8.     Correspondence:

a.     Email from John DiPonziano, D.D.S. Inquiry on Whether a Dentist Would Need a Hawaii License to Teach a Surgical Implant Course in Hawaii

b.     Letter to Governor Ige Regarding the Issuance of the National Transportation Safety Board's ("NTSB") Safety Recommendations I-14-1 and -2 to the State of Hawaii dated March 6, 2018

c.     * Email from Dr. Jonathan Mah Requesting Waiver or Modification of CE

9.     Executive Officer's Report on Matters Related to the Board of Dental Examiners:

a.     DCCA Disciplinary Actions

b.     Continuing Education Audit for Renewal Period January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2017

c.     Dr. Earl Hasegawa reappointment to the Board of Dental Examiners

d.     Electronic Filing of Financial Disclosures - due May 31, 2018

10.    Next Board Meeting:

                           Monday, July 16, 2018
                           9:00 a.m.
                           Queen Liliuokalani Conference Room
                           King Kalakaua Building
                           335 Merchant Street, 1st Floor
                           Honolulu, HI 96813

11.     Adjournment


* The Board may move into Executive Session to consider and evaluate personal information relating to individuals applying for licensure in accordance with Section
92-5(a)(1), HRS.

** The Board may move into Executive Session to consult with the Board's attorney on questions and issues pertaining to the Board's powers, duties, privileges, immunities, and liabilities in accordance with Section 92-5(a)(4), HRS.

Individuals who require special needs accommodations are invited to call Sandra Matsushima at (808) 586-2702 at least 4 working days in advance of the meeting.

5/15/18

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