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Department of Health Professions
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Board of Dentistry
 
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Dental Assistants [18 VAC 60 ‑ 30]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Establishes the scope of practice and required supervision for dental assistants and qualifications for registration of dental assistants II
State Authority Chapter 24 and 27 of Title 54.1
Federal Authority None applicable
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered
Meetings See all meetings (1) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Jamie Sacksteder  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address: jamie.sacksteder@dhp.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)367-4581    FAX: (804)698-4266    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Training in infection control Final Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.
Elimination of direct pulp capping as a delegable task for a Dental Assistant II Proposed Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.
Implementation of amendments identified during 2022 periodic review of Chapters 21, 25, and 30 -

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Education and training for dental assistants II Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/31/2021.
Handling fee/returned check Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/15/2020.
Change in renewal schedule Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/19/2020.
Reduction of renewal fees
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/21/2018.
Periodic review; reorganizing chapter 20 into four new chapters: 15, 21, 25 and 30 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/02/2015.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
6/10/2022 Completed Amend