Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Dentistry
chapter
Regulations Governing the Practice of Dentistry [18 VAC 60 ‑ 21]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Remote supervision of dental hygienists
 
General Information
Action Summary The Board of Dentistry has amended Chapters 21 and 25 to include a definition of remote supervision by dentists of dental hygienists, the limitation on employment of dental hygienists under remote supervision, and the delegation of duties under such supervision. The amendments conform regulations to ยงยง 54.1-2722 and 54.1-2724 of the Code of Virginia as adopted in Chapter 497 of the 2016 Acts of the Assembly.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 18 VAC 60-21 Regulations Governing the Practice of Dentistry Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  18 VAC 60 - 25 Regulations Governing the Practice of Dental Hygienists Amend Existing Regulation
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006
RIS Project Yes  [004680]
Associated Mandates Remote supervision of dental hygienists
Periodic Review Requirement No, this action does not satisfy the Periodic Review requirement.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7704 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/16/2016.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Sandra Reen  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: sandra.reen@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-4437    FAX: (804)527-4428    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.