|(a) A child in your care must receive dental care:
(1) Initially, according to the requirements in §749.1153
of this title (relating to What are the dental requirements when I
admit a child into care?);
(2) At as early an age as necessary;
(3) As needed for relief of pain and infections; and
(4) As needed for ongoing maintenance of dental health.
(b) The child's record must include a written record
of each dental examination that consists of:
(1) A copy of the results of the dental examination;
(2) Follow-up treatment recommended and any appointments
(3) A notation of the child's refusal to accept dental
treatment, if applicable.
(c) For a child in the conservatorship of the department,
you must supplement any information already documented in the child's
health passport in order to comply with subsection (b) of this section.
In your written record for the child, you are not required to repeat
information that is already in the child's health passport.
(d) You must obtain follow-up dental work indicated
by the examination, such as treatment of cavities and cleaning.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §749.1409 adopted to be effective January 1, 2007, 31 TexReg 7469; amended to be effective September 1, 2010, 35 TexReg 7522; amended to be effective January 1, 2017, 41 TexReg 9944; transferred effective March 9, 2018, as published in the Texas Register February 16, 2018, 43 TexReg 909