Can a Dentist Write Prescriptions?


Dentists can write prescriptions, but it can only be for medications that are dental related. They can not write prescriptions for things such as cold medicines or ulcer pain. They also are not allowed to write prescriptions for family members or for themselves.
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1. Ensure you are qualified to write the prescription. Be sure to follow all federal and local prescribing guidelines. For example, your license should be current before attempting
We make our patients better (hopefully) We get to exercise our fingers (pen or more recently, keyboard) We get to work on our penmanship because pharmacists are just not very good
Legally you can't, as you are directly responsible for the patient's treatment.
Each state has laws and regulations that determine who can write a prescription for a medical device in that state. FDA defers to the states on determining who can write a valid prescription
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