CA Bus & Prof Code Section 1683


Every dentist, dental health professional, or other licensed health professional who performs a service on a patient in a dental office shall identify himself or herself in the patient record by signing his or her name, or an identification number and initials, next to the service performed and shall date those treatment entries in the record. Any person licensed under this chapter who owns, operates, or manages a dental office shall ensure compliance with this requirement.


Repeated violations of this section constitutes unprofessional conduct.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 1683’s source at ca​.gov