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Board of Dentistry

Regulations Governing the Practice of Dental Assistants [18 VAC 60 ‑ 30]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Establishes the scope of practice and required supervision for dental assistants and qualifications for registration of dental assistants II
State Authority Chapter 24 and 27 of Title 54.1
Federal Authority None applicable
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered
Meetings See all meetings (1) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Sandra Reen  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-4437    FAX: (804)527-4428    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Training in infection control NOIRA Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.
Handling fee/returned check Fast-Track Governor's office review in progress.
Change in renewal schedule Final Final Adoption period is underway and will end on 08/19/2020.
Education and training for dental assistants II Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/20/2020.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Reduction of renewal fees
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/21/2018.
Periodic review; reorganizing chapter 20 into four new chapters: 15, 21, 25 and 30 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/02/2015.