42 CFR 440.100 - Dental services.
|Updated to:||October 2013|
Title 42: Public HealthCHAPTER 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]