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Regulations Governing the Practice of Dentistry [18 VAC 60 ‑ 21]
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Amendment to restriction on advertising dental specialties
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 Comment Title  Commenter
Strongly Opposed Dr. Thomas Padgett, D.M.D. Oral and Facial Surgeon  8/19/18  8:44 pm
STRONGLY OPPOSED Natalie La Rochelle DDS MSD  8/19/18  5:27 pm
Must think about the least ethical in our profession. John L. McDonald, DMD, Cert Ortho, McDonald Orthodontics  8/19/18  3:34 pm
Strongly Oppose Harshit Aggarwal  8/19/18  12:08 pm
Strongly opposed Andrew G. Gilfillan DDS  8/19/18  10:44 am
Is this a serious consideration? If it passes then I’m declaring myself an astronaut/surgeon. Ross Wlodawsky,DDS  8/18/18  10:15 pm
Oppose Akbar Dawood DMD  8/18/18  6:11 pm
Strongly oppose. Misleading the public invites injury to patients and our profession! Terry White. White Orthodontics  8/18/18  8:55 am
Strongly oppose Meghan O’Connell, DDS, MS  8/17/18  9:19 pm
Interesting Perspectives Jonathan Wong, DMD; Coastal Pediatric Dental & Anesthesia  8/17/18  7:50 pm
Oppose this action for obvious reasons Zach Casagrande  8/17/18  6:45 pm
Inaccurate promotion of specialty status is deceiving and harmful to the public David Burns  8/17/18  11:10 am
Strongly Oppose Advertising Changes Dawn Crandall, DDS  8/17/18  10:41 am
Strongly Oppose Erika Sachno  8/17/18  10:36 am
Strongly Opposed Quoc Lu  8/17/18  9:26 am
Strongly Oppose Matt Joosse  8/17/18  8:41 am
Oppose Nanda orthodontist  8/17/18  3:47 am
Oppose Erick Carlucci  8/16/18  11:47 pm
Strongly oppose the amendment to section 80. The current legislation should remain as is. Lindsay Rambo  8/16/18  11:27 pm
STRONGLY OPPOSED Lilly Padilla, DDS  8/16/18  11:20 pm
Strongly opposed Albert Parulis, DMD  8/16/18  10:31 pm
What are we doing??? Craig E. Vigliante M.D., D.M.D.  8/16/18  10:18 pm
Vehemently oppose! Renee Pompei  8/16/18  9:58 pm
strongly opposed Leeann Evans, DDS, MS  8/16/18  8:50 pm
Strongly oppose. Lauren Wegrzyniak, DMD, MBA  8/16/18  8:45 pm
OPPOSE!!!! Cameron Lamb, DDS  8/16/18  8:39 pm
Strongly oppose! Please protect the public from confusion. Kelly Morgan DMD,MS Morgan Orthodontics  8/16/18  8:24 pm
STRONGLY OPPOSE Grant G. Coleman, DMD, MS VCU Graduate  8/16/18  7:53 pm
STRONGLY OPPOSED Diana Almy Fredericksburg Orthodontics  8/16/18  7:33 pm
Opposed to recognition of dental specialties other than those standardized and recognized by the ADA Joseph Herbst, D.D.S.  8/16/18  7:31 pm
Strongly against David M Franks  8/16/18  5:13 pm
STRONGLY APPOSED- Protect the patients! Candice Coleman, DDS  8/16/18  4:22 pm
Strongly opposed Carlos Ibanez, DDS OMFS  8/16/18  4:08 pm
Criminal behavior GPs misrepresent themselves as Specialists all the time to the unsuspecting public Michael J. O'Shea  8/16/18  4:06 pm
Strongly oppose changes Michael Huband DDS  8/16/18  4:03 pm
Strongly opposed. Dangerous to the public Dr Stephan Tisseront  8/16/18  3:57 pm
Very opposed Barton D. Weis, DDS  8/16/18  3:05 pm
Strongly oppose Greg Ohanian  8/16/18  2:09 pm
Strongly Opposed Matt McCoy  8/16/18  1:41 pm
STRONGLY oppose Ann-Colter Cheron, DMD, MS  8/16/18  1:06 pm
Opposed to malpractice Ashley Larson  8/16/18  1:05 pm
Strongly oppose Taylor Varner DDS  8/16/18  12:30 pm
Strongly Oppose Sheamus Hart, Hart Orthodontics  8/16/18  12:18 pm
Strongly opposed Carlos Ibanez  8/16/18  11:43 am
Strongly Oppose, Protect the Public John Jewett, Tri-Cities Orthodontics  8/16/18  11:41 am
Avoid inviting fraud Dr. Scott Frey  8/16/18  11:39 am
Strongly Opposed! Sarah Summers, OMFS  8/16/18  11:14 am
Strongly Opposed Jordan Katyal, DMD  8/16/18  11:10 am
Strongly opposed David Lee DDS MS  8/16/18  11:04 am
Amendment to restriction on advertising dental specialties Thomas Waldrop, Professor, Director Graduate Periodontcs, VCU  8/16/18  11:03 am
Strongly Oppose Brandon Johnson DMS MS  8/16/18  10:51 am
Opposed Elijah Wang DDS MS  8/16/18  10:47 am
Strongly oppose. The public need to know who are real specialists for their dental care Hyue K. Kwon, DDS, PC  8/16/18  10:44 am
Oppose this change Luis Gutierrez  8/16/18  10:40 am
Strongly opposed Dr. Gerardo Guajardo  8/16/18  10:38 am
Strongly Opposed Syed Kalim Hussaini, DDS  8/16/18  10:12 am
Strongly opposed Kevin Brewer, Alexandria Oral Surgery  8/16/18  9:53 am
Strongly opposed Elvi Barcoma DDS  8/16/18  9:50 am
Strongly oppose to reduce confusion Robert A Miller DMD  8/16/18  9:42 am
Strongly Oppose Swathi Reddy  8/16/18  9:15 am
Strongly Opposed. Protect the Public Dr. Justin Hughes DDS, Hughes Orthodontics  8/16/18  8:22 am
Strongly Oppose, Please protect our patients! Jeffrey Rothman DDS  8/16/18  8:18 am
Strongly opposed Elizabeth Jones  8/16/18  7:41 am
Opposed Nitika Mittal DDS MSD  8/16/18  7:32 am
R u kidding me?? Why would u want to mislead the citizens more than current advertising does? WTHeck Scott Berman  8/16/18  7:31 am
Protect the public and oppose the amendment Herb Hughes DDS  8/16/18  6:55 am
Strongly Opposed John Unger, VCU School of Dentistry  8/15/18  1:09 pm
Strongly opposed Gavin Aaron DDS, MS  8/15/18  8:48 am
Strongly opposed Mariano Polack  8/14/18  10:14 pm
Strongly opposed Jason Margolis  8/14/18  10:12 pm
Strongly oppose Pandora Wojnarwsky  8/14/18  6:14 pm
Oppose this change Christabel Sweeney DDS  8/14/18  9:23 am
Dental Specialists Lloyd Vakay  8/14/18  7:29 am
Opposed Sorin Uram-Tuculescu, DDS, MS, PhD, VCU School of Dentistry  8/13/18  8:18 pm
Opposed Dr. Robert A. Strauss  8/13/18  4:50 pm
Strongly opposed to the proposed Specialty Advertising proposal. Thanos Ntounis DDS,MS  8/11/18  1:58 pm
Strongly Opposed Lillie Pitman, DMD  8/10/18  9:19 am
A common theme among dissenters Jonathan L Wong, Coastal Pediatric Dental & Anesthesia  8/9/18  9:49 pm
A Mislead Uproar - How to make specialties and specialists less biased and actually carry weight Jonathan L Wong, Coastal Pediatric Dental & Anesthesia  8/9/18  8:53 pm
Strongly oppose removal of restrictions Shravan Renapurkar  8/9/18  11:20 am
Strongly Opposed to removing restrictions on specialist advertising Adam Ta, DDS  8/8/18  10:52 pm
Oppose this potential change Chris R. Richardson, DMD, MS  8/8/18  9:44 pm
Opposed Matthew Stephens, DDS, Dental Associates  8/8/18  3:53 pm
Deleting from section 80 requirement to be appropriately recognized: definite opposition. It is not Mayer G. Levy, DDS  8/8/18  1:49 pm
Strongly Oppose Amendment to Advertising Dental Specialties Frank Grogan DDS  8/8/18  12:17 pm
Strongly Oppose! Mark R Zemanovich, DDS  8/8/18  12:05 pm
Oppose Amendment Nicholas Ilchyshyn, DDS  8/8/18  10:44 am
Strongly opposed Robert LeNoir, Brown Reynolds Snow LeNoir Dentistry  8/8/18  10:15 am
Strongly Opposed Natalie Powell  8/8/18  10:10 am
Strongly opposed Joshua Fein, DDS, MS  8/8/18  9:51 am
Advertising of Dental Specialities Elizabeth A. Alcorn, DDS  8/8/18  9:04 am
Dental Specialty Designation Rod Rogge, DDS  8/6/18  5:28 pm
Opposing Removal of Restrictions on Dental Specialty Advertising in Virginia Douglas H. Mahn, DDS  8/6/18  11:41 am

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