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Department of Health Professions
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Board of Dentistry
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Dentistry [18 VAC 60 ‑ 21]
Action Amendment to restriction on advertising dental specialties
Stage NOIRA
Comment Period Ends 9/5/2018
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8/16/18  4:08 pm
Commenter: Carlos Ibanez, DDS OMFS

Strongly opposed
 

A specialist undergoes additional years of education and is limited to practice in that area of expertise.  A general dentist does not undergo that additional education and is not limited in that area.  Advertising as such would be considered misguiding the public and can actually cause harm to the population.