Regulations Governing Dental Practice
[18 VAC 60 ‑ 20]
Periodic review changes; requirements for anesthesia and sedation
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|Affects other chapters
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||Amendments to update certain requirements and terminology, to clarify the Board’s requirements, and to expand accessibility to Virginia licensure for persons who are licensed in other states and hold board certification in a specialty area of dentistry approved by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation. The Board will consider modifying and adding requirements for administration of various forms of analgesia, sedation and anesthesia as minimally necessary to ensure public safety. It will also consider an amendment to specify that dental education must be in an accredited program of at least 24 months in duration. During the development of regulations, the Board will also consider any other issues raised during public comment on the Notice of Intended Regulatory Action.
|Exempt from APA
No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard
executive branch review process.
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