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Ch 22 dental agencie

regulatory and advisory agencies

the professional organization for dental assistants ADAA ( american dental assistants association )
the professional organization for dentists ADA ( american dental association )
the professional organization for dental hygienists ADHA ( american dental hygienists association )
federal agency that is nonregulatory and issues recommendaitons on health and safety CDC ( center for disease control and prevention )
federal regulatory agency whose responsibilty it is to protect and restore the environment and public health through environmental laws EPA ( environmental protection agency )
federal regulatory agency that regulates food, drugs, medical devices, animal feed and drugs, cosmetics, and radiation emitting products ( cell phones, lasers, microwaves, etc ) FDA ( food and drug administration )
federal agency that is nonregulatory and provides national and worldwide leadership to prevent work related illnesses and injuries NIOSH ( national institue for occupational safety and health )
federal agency whose mission is to improve oral, dental, and craniofacial health through research, research training, and the dissemination of helath information NIDCR ( national institute of dental and craniofacial research )
one of the worlds foremost research centers NIH ( national institues of health )
federal regulatory agency whose mission is to ensure the safety and health of americas workers by setting and enforcing standards OSHA ( occupational safety and health administration )
the premier infection control educational organization in dentistry OSAP ( organization for safety and asepsis procedures )
penalties for not complying with regulations may include fines, imprisonment, or suspension or revocation of licenses
some agencies are regulatory which means they: issue rules and regulations with which dental offices must comply
some agencies are advisory which means they: have no authority for enforcement, they issue recommendations that are based on strong scientific evidence and are the stadard of care for dentistry today
The Centers for disease control and prevention is recognized as the lead federal agency for: protecting the health and safety of people at home and abroad
The environmental protection agency is associated with dentistry in ensuring the safety and effectiveness of what disinfectants
in contrast to OSHA , _____ does not have regulatory authority NIOSH
Created by: cynthia.fryer


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