Title 22 of the California code is superseded by the Code of Federal Regulations, US Code Title 42: § 483.55 Dental services. The facility must assist residents in obtaining routine and 24-hour emergency dental care. (a) Skilled nursing facilities. A facility (1) Must provide or obtain from an outside resource, in accordance with §483.75(h) of this part, routine and emergency dental services to meet the needs of each resident; (2) May charge a Medicare resident an additional amount for routine and emergency dental services; (3) Must if necessary, assist the resident— (i) In making appointments; and (ii) By arranging for transportation to and from the dentist’s office; (4) Promptly refer residents with lost or damaged dentures to a dentist. (b) Nursing facilities.The facility (1) Must provide or obtain from an outside resource, in accordance with §483.75(h) of this part, the following dental services to meet the needs of each resident: (i) Routine dental services (to the extent covered under the State plan); and (ii) Emergency dental services; (2) Must, if necessary, assist the resident— (i) In making appointments; and (ii) By arranging for transportation to and from the dentist’s office; (3) Must promptly refer residents with lost or damaged dentures to a dentist. [56 FR 48875, Sept. 26, 1991]