Curiosity Killed the Plaque Ep. 7: Checking Your State’s Dental Practice Act

In this episode of Curiosity Killed the Plaque, Spring Hatfield, RDH, BSPH, discusses the importance of checking your state’s Dental Practice Act, how often it should be checked, and what can be found within it.

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Spring Hayes Hatfield, RDH, BSPH, is a graduate of Florida State College at Jacksonville and practices clinically in Vestavia Hills, Alabama. She is Dental Hygiene Board Certified in Florida, Louisiana, and Alabama. She is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association. Spring is on the Advisory Board at Today’s RDH and holds the position of Associate Editor. Her passion is elevating the dental hygiene profession through science and education as well as clinical excellence. In her free time, she loves traveling, reading, and spending time with her husband, children and the animals at her useless animal farm. She can be reached via email at