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Health and Human Resources
Department of Health Professions
Board of Dentistry
Mandate 727

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Remote supervision of dental hygienists
Purpose of legislation
Authorizes dental hygienists to practice, with certain requirements and restrictions, under the remote supervision of a licensed dentist. The bill directs the Board of Dentistry to promulgate regulations to implement the provisions of the act within 280 days of its enactment.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 497 (2016)
VAC chapters to be amended
18 vac 60 - 21 : Regulations Governing the Practice of Dentistry
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 4665: Remote supervision of dental hygienists
Latest Stage: Final
Deadline for the regulation to become effective 12/30/2016
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