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Board of Dentistry
[Repealed] Regulations Governing Dental Practice [18 VAC 60 ‑ 20]
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2/17/12  11:18 pm
Commenter: Elena Black, DDS, PhD

oppose the added regulation

All dentists that administer oral sedation for dental procedures, iv sedation, and general anesthesia should be required and are most probably already required to take some type of advanced life support certification. However, there is no reason why all dentists should do this. We are all CPR trained. As sad as these children deaths are, these are very rare cases, given the high number of pediatric dental visits and more regulation will not prevent accidents such as these from happening. 

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