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DCH Survey Regarding General Supervision of Hygienists

The Georgia Department of Community Health requests that dentists complete a survey regarding the general supervision of dental hygienists. The text of the letter and a downloadable survey are below: 

Dear Licensee:
As you are aware, the Georgia General Assembly passed HB 154 during its last session. O.C.G.A. § 43-11-74 (q) reads:

(q) The Georgia Board of Dentistry shall provide a report to the House Committee on Health and Human Services and the Senate Health and Human Services Committee by January 1 in 2018, 2019, and 2020 on the number of licensed dentists providing dental hygienist services under general supervision in each of the following settings: hospitals; nursing homes; long-term care facilities; rural health clinics; federally qualified health centers; health facilities operated by federal, state, county, or local governments; hospices; family violence shelters as defined in Code Section 19-13-20; and free health clinics as defined in Code Section 51-1- 29.4

As such, we are asking that you complete this survey no later than December 18, 2017. Please complete, scan and email this survey to or fax to 678.717.6435.

Survey: Dental Hygienists Under General Supervision (PDF)