Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Dentistry
Regulations Governing the Practice of Dental Hygiene [18 VAC 60 ‑ 25]
Protocols for remote supervision of VDH and DBHDS dental hygienists
Action 5323
General Information
Action Summary The amended regulation adopts the protocol for dental hygienists employed by DBHDS practicing under remote supervision of a dentist, as prescribed by Chapter 86 of the 2019 Acts of the Assembly. Amendments also correct a Code cite and update the protocol for remote supervision of dental hygienists employed by VDH.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [006044]
Associated Mandates Protocol for remote supervision of VDH and DBHDS dental hygienists
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
8672 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
8854 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/13/2020.
9176 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 05/25/2021.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jamie Sacksteder  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4581    FAX: (804)698-4266    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.