Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Dentistry
Regulations Governing Dental Practice [18 VAC 60 ‑ 20]    (Repealed)
General supervision of dental hygienists
Action 1112
General Information
Action Summary Chapter 170 of the 2002 Acts of the Assembly mandates that the board promulgate regulations to implement provisions of the act permitting certain practices of a dental hygienist to be performed under general supervision. The enactment clause on the bill required the board to adopt regulations within 280 days, which authorizes the adoption of emergency regulations; and it is the board’s intent to replace those regulations with permanent regulations.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
1855 Emergency Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
1856 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/11/2002.
1954 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 04/25/2003.
2316 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/16/2003.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Sandra Reen  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4538    FAX: (804)527-4428    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.