Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Dentistry
Regulations Governing the Practice of Dental Hygiene [18 VAC 60 ‑ 25]
Protocols for remote supervision of VDH and DBHDS dental hygienists
General Information
Action Summary The amended regulation adopts the protocol for dental hygienists employed by DBHDS practicing under remote supervision of a dentist, as prescribed by Chapter 86 of the 2019 Acts of the Assembly. Amendments also correct a Code cite and update the protocol for remote supervision of dental hygienists employed by VDH.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
RIS Project Yes  [006044]
Associated Mandates Protocol for remote supervision of VDH and DBHDS dental hygienists
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8672 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation was set to expire on 03/31/2021 and has been extended until 09/29/2021.
8854 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/13/2020.
9176 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 05/25/2021.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Sandra Reen  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4437    FAX: (804)527-4428    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.