1/27/2022 4:14 pm
Date / Time filed with the Register of Regulations
VA.R. Document Number: R____-______
Virginia Register Publication Information

Transmittal Sheet: Response to Petition for Rulemaking
Initial Agency Notice
Agency Decision
Promulgating Board: Board of Dentistry
Regulatory Coordinator: Elaine J. Yeatts


Agency Contact: Sandra Reen

Executive Director


Contact Address: Department of Health Professions

9960 Mayland Drive

Suite 300

Richmond, VA 23233
Chapter Affected:
18 vac 60 - 25: Regulations Governing the Practice of Dental Hygiene
Statutory Authority: State: Chapters 24 and 27 of Title 54.1

Federal: None applicable
Date Petition Received 01/27/2022
Petitioner Joyce Turcotte
 Petitioner's Request
To accept a refresher course that is a dental hygiene program recognized by the ADA and AADH for license reinstatement for experienced dental hygienists.
 Agency Plan
  The petition will be published on February 28, 2022 in the Register of Regulations and also posted on the Virginia Regulatory Townhall at www.townhall.virginia.gov to receive public comment ending March \30, 2022.  The request to amend regulations and any comments for or against the petition will be considered by the Board at the next meeting scheduled for June 10, 2022.  The petitioner will receive information on the Board's decision after that date.      
Publication Date 02/28/2022  (comment period will also begin on this date)
Comment End Date 03/30/2022