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Board of Dentistry
 
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Dental Hygiene [18 VAC 60 ‑ 25]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Establishes qualifications for the licensure, and renewal and the standards of practice for dental hygienists
State Authority Chapters 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  / Acting 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
Continuing education requirements for jurisprudence NOIRA DPB review in progress.
Expansion and clarification of refresher courses required for reinstatement of a license NOIRA Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Protocols for remote supervision of VDH and DBHDS dental hygienists Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 05/25/2021.
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.
Administration of Schedule VI fluorides; remote supervision
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/04/2019.
Continuing education for practice by remote supervision Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/20/2018.
Reduction of renewal fees
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/21/2018.
Conforming to Code on remote supervision
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/04/2017.
Remote supervision of dental hygienists
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/16/2016.
Credit for volunteer hours and extension of time for CE Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/10/2017.
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