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NC dentists and dental hygienists have been in a long tug-of-war over practice limits. Hygienists just gained a bit of ground.

By Anne Blythe Many of North Carolina’s school children in rural and low-wage areas who have never seen a dentist could have greater access to oral health care soon. On Jan. 16, the legislative rules review commission adopted a long-telegraphed change to scope of practice rules for North Carolina dental hygienists, an amendment that goes […]