2021 Kansas Statutes
Chapter 65 - Public Health
Article 14 - Regulation Of Dentists And Dental Hygienists
65-1465 Denture or dental prosthesis to be marked with name or social security number, or both, of patient.
65-1465. Denture or dental prosthesis to be marked with name or social security number, or both, of patient.
(a) Every complete upper and lower denture or removable dental prosthesis fabricated by a practitioner of dentistry or fabricated pursuant to such practitioner's work order, shall be marked with the name or social security number, or both, of the patient for whom the prosthesis is intended. The markings shall be done during fabrication and shall be permanent, legible and cosmetically acceptable. The exact location of the markings and method used to apply or implant the markings shall be determined by the dentist or dental laboratory fabricating the prosthesis. If in the professional judgment of the dentist, this full identification is not possible, the name or social security number may be omitted.
(b) Any removable dental prosthesis in existence prior to the effective date of this act, which was not marked in accordance with subsection (a), shall be so marked at the time of any subsequent rebasing or duplication.
History: L. 1983, ch. 203, § 1; July 1.