Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Dentistry
Regulations Governing Dental Practice [18 VAC 60 ‑ 20]    (Repealed)
Administration of anesthesia or analgesia by hygienists
Action 2106
General Information
Action Summary Complies with a statutory mandate as set forth in Chapter 858 of the 2006 Acts of the Assembly. In its proposed regulatory action, the Board intends to establish the education and training required for a dental hygienist to demonstrate competency in the administration of local anesthesia and nitrous oxide under the direction of a licensed dentist.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [000615]
Associated Mandates Administration of anesthesia by hygenists
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
3735 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/06/2006.
4120 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/05/2007.
4499 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 04/16/2008.
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.