42 CFR 440.100 - Dental services. - Regulations - VLEX 19810285

42 CFR 440.100 - Dental services.

Title 42: Public Health

CHAPTER IV: CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (CONTINUED)

SUBCHAPTER C: MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

PART 440: SERVICES: GENERAL PROVISIONS

Subpart A: Definitions

440.100 - Dental services.

(a) ?Dental services? means diagnostic, preventive, or corrective procedures provided by or under the supervision of a dentist in the practice of his profession, including treatment of?

(1) The teeth and associated structures of the oral cavity; and

(2) Disease, injury, or impairment that may affect the oral or general health of the beneficiary.

(b) ?Dentist? means an individual licensed to practice dentistry or dental surgery.

[43 FR 45224, Sept. 29, 1978, as amended at 45 FR 24888, Apr. 11, 1980]