24.138.906 DENTURIST SCOPE OF PRACTICE – DENTURES OVER IMPLANTS
(1) A denturist may make and fit dentures over implants under the following conditions:
(a) the fitting must be performed after written referral from a Montana-licensed dentist;
(b) the denturist may not refer directly for implant placement;
(c) the denture must be fully soft-tissue supported; and
(d) the denture must be manually removable without tools.
(2) A denturist may not cut, surgically remove, or surgically reduce any tissue or natural teeth in the process of making and fitting an implant-retained denture.
(3) A denturist may not fit or adjust any abutment or otherwise adjust any appurtenance to a dental implant, except on the denture itself.
(4) A denturist may reline or rebase the original implant-retained denture.
History: 37-1-131, 37-29-201, MCA; IMP, 37-1-131, 37-29-102, 37-29-103, MCA; NEW, 2020 MAR p. 588, Eff. 3/28/20.