§ 33.301. Definitions.
The following words and terms, when used in this subchapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
(i) Gamma rays and X-rays; alpha and beta particles, high-speed electrons, neutrons, protons and other nuclear particles.
(ii) The term does not include ultrasound, sound or radio waves or visible, infrared or ultraviolet light.
Premises of the dentistA location at which a dentist practices dentistry, other than a health care facility regulated by the Department of Health, Department of Public Welfare or the Federal government.
Radiologic procedureA dental diagnostic procedure that utilizes ionizing radiation.
Radiologic procedure examinationThe Radiation Health and Safety examination administered by The Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB).
The provisions of this § 33.301 issued under section 11.4 of The Dental Law (63 P. S. § 130e); amended under section 3(d), (j.2) and (o) of The Dental Law (63 P. S. § 122(d), (j.2) and (o)).
The provisions of this § 33.301 adopted August 21, 1987, effective August 22, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 3477; amended June 23, 1995, effective June 24, 1995, 25 Pa.B. 2492; amended December 11, 2009, effective December 12, 2009, 39 Pa.B. 6982. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (311489) to (311490).
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