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Missouri Summary of State Laws & Regulations

Missouri Frequently Asked Aesthetic Legal Questions

The Missouri medical spa legal summary breaks down the laws governing non-invasive medical aesthetics in the state.

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Unlike many other states, Missouri does not have a corporate practice of medicine doctrine requiring>>Read More

In Missouri, a PA, NP or esthetician >>Read More

A nurse, esthetician, PA or NP>>Read More

If the medical treatment is within the scope of practice of>>Read More

Under Missouri law, a physician>>Read More

Nurses and estheticians performing within the scope of their licensed practice do>>Read More

The Missouri Board of Healing Arts considers laser procedures to be surgery. Therefore, laser procedures may be performed by>>Read More

Yes, but only if>>Read More

Nurses may inject pursuant to>>Read More

A dentist may>>Read More

The Board of Healing Arts strongly recommends that each medical spa employs a medical director. However, >>Read More

A dentist’s license gives the authority to practice dentistry; however, the Missouri Dental Practice Act does>>Read More

The Missouri Dental Practice expressly allows for the use of lasers in >>Read More

In Missouri, PAs must work in the same facility as his/her supervising physician>>Read More

Disclaimer: The information and answers contained in these frequently asked questions provide a general guide to certain laws that apply to "medical spas" in this particular state. The information on this site is for general reference only and accuracy cannot be guaranteed, as medical spa legalities and regulations change very frequently. This information is not intended to provide legal advice, and it should not be relied upon as legal advice. This information is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers: You should not act upon this information without seeking knowledgeable legal counsel that takes the laws of your jurisdiction into account. All uses of the content of this site, other than personal uses, are prohibited.

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