Chapter 447 – Wisconsin Statutes
Section 447.06(2) (c) (1-3)
Yes, only if all of the following conditions are met:
- Patient gives consent to be treated when the dentist is not on the premises.
- Hygienist is acting under the written or oral prescription of the dentist.
- Patient has been examined by the dentist within the last 12 months. (A full comprehensive exam or a periodic exam would need to be completed. A limited exam would not meet the criteria of being fully examined by the dentist within the past 12 months.)