Q: Is a patient entitled to a copy of his or her dental records?
A: Yes. The records include a complete copy, including diagnostic quality x-rays and notes.
Q: How long must a dentist retain patient records?
A: 10 years from the last day of service. These can be retained digitally. K.A.R. 71-1-15.
Q: How long must lab prescriptions be saved?
A: 2 years. K.S.A. 65-1438.
Q: How long must spore logs be saved?
A: 3 years. K.A.R. 71-1-18.