Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws 36-6A-49.4
- Licensee: a dentist or dental hygienist. See South Dakota Codified Laws 36-6A-1
- Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
- Registrant: a dental radiographer or registered dental assistant. See South Dakota Codified Laws 36-6A-1
- Teledentistry: the practice of dentistry where the patient and the dentist are not in the same physical location, and which utilizes the exchange of clinical information and images over remote distances. See South Dakota Codified Laws 36-6A-1
Any services provided by a licensee or registrant through teledentistry or electronic means shall comply with the provisions of this chapter as if the services were provided in person by a licensee or registrant.