(1) Denturist applicants must complete a clinical internship of at least one year, but no more than two years, under the direct supervision of a licensed denturist.
(2) At a minimum, the internship must consist of 2000 clock hours of training and performance as follows:
(a) 36 hours minimum in:
(i) patient charting;
(ii) operatory sanitation;
(iii) oral examination;
(iv) impressions, preliminary and final (pour models, custom trays);
(v) processing (wax up, flask boil out, packing, grind-polish); and
(vi) delivery-post adjustment;
(b) 12 hours minimum in:
(i) bite registrations;
(iii) set ups; and
(iv) try ins;
(c) 48 hours minimum in:
(i) tooth repairs; and
(ii) broken or fractured plates or partials; and
(d) 24 units of processed relines (one plate - one unit).
(3) Per 37-29-302, MCA, a licensed denturist may not supervise more than one intern at any one time.
(4) Upon completion of an internship, an applicant may not practice until obtaining a denturist license from the board.