Kentucky - Preventive health screenings in ES—dental: Standards

Area: 
Standards
Policy Type: 
statute; regulation
Summary: 

State law addresses dental screening.

Kentucky Revised Statutes 156.160 Promulgation of administrative regulations

(j) 1. Beginning with the 2010-2011 school year, a dental screening or examination by a dentist, dental hygienist, physician, registered nurse, advanced practice registered nurse, or physician assistant that shall be required by the Kentucky Board of Education. The administrative regulations shall require evidence that a dental screening or examination that meets the criteria prescribed by the Kentucky Board of Education has been performed. This evidence shall be submitted to the school no later than January 1 of the first year that a five (5) or six (6) year-old child is enrolled in a public school.


Kentucky Administrative Regulations 702 KAR 1:160. School health services

(6) (b) A dental screening or examination shall be reported on the form, Kentucky Dental Screening/Examination Form for School Entry, KDESHS005, or other electronic medical record that includes all of the data equivalent to that on the Kentucky Dental Screening/Examination Form for School Entry.

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