(225 ILCS 25/7.5)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2026)
Emerging scientific technology and applications.
In the interest of public safety, the Board may review emerging scientific technology and applications and, when appropriate, recommend that the Department adopt rules to govern the appropriate use and require the appropriate training needed for this technology by dental hygienists and assistants acting under the supervision of a dentist. "Emerging scientific technology" may include without limitation laser treatments and other treatments and potential treatments that, if used incorrectly, could have an adverse effect on patient health and safety.
(Source: P.A. 96-617, eff. 8-24-09