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Department of Health Professions
Board of Dentistry

Regulations Governing the Practice of Dental Assistants [18 VAC 60 ‑ 30]
Guidance Documents   Periodic Reviews
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 and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered

Contact Information
Name / Title: Sandra Reen  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4437    FAX: (804)527-4428    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Change in renewal schedule NOIRA Governor's office review in progress.
Reduction of renewal fees
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (1/22/2018).
Education and training for dental assistants II NOIRA Governor's office review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Periodic review; reorganizing chapter 20 into four new chapters: 15, 21, 25 and 30 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/2/2015.