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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Dentistry
[Repealed] Regulations Governing Dental Practice [18 VAC 60 ‑ 20]
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2/17/12  9:36 pm
Commenter: Sayward Duggan, DDS


As the previous comments have stated, dental offices, particulary ones using IV or oral sedation, are already required to have BLS and ACLS training, as well as be properly equipped to handle emergency situations.  Over-regulating dentists, particularly in the use of sedation practices, will only discourage dentists from being able to continue offering sedation in their practices.  Is it fair to do this to a population of people who truly deserve, need sedation as a means to providing the best possible care?

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