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]
Action:
Administration of nitrous oxide only
 
General Information
Action Summary In response to requests from dentists who only administer nitrous oxide, the Board has amended its regulations to differentiate between minimal sedation, which is defined as inhalation analgesia when used in combination with any anxiolytic agent administered prior to or during a procedure, and administration of only nitrous oxide. The amended regulations eliminate some of the burdensome requirements for dentists who only administer nitrous oxide.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004690]
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7618 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/10/2017.
 
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.