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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Dentistry
Regulations Governing the Practice of Dentistry [18 VAC 60 ‑ 21]
Requirement for capnography for monitoring anesthesia or sedation
General Information
Action Summary Amendments will require that a dentist who administers conscious/moderate sedation or deep sedation/general anesthesia maintain a capnograph/end tidal CO2 monitor in working order and immediately available to areas where patients will be sedated and recover from sedation.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004438]
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7292 Fast-Track Stage withdrawn on 8/18/2015. Deemed not appropriate for Fast-Track .
7311 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/30/2015.
7470 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/21/2016.
7810 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/14/2017.
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.