How do I verify my license to another jurisdiction?
Verification of a Virginia license to another jurisdiction requires a written request to the Board office with a payment of $35 per verification. Check should be made payable to the “Treasurer of Virginia”. You must provide your full name, license number and the mailing address of the jurisdiction to receive verification.More FAQ's
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Notice of Reporting Requirements for Dispensing
Effective July 1, 2015, all dentists who dispense controlled substances in Schedule II (Percocet, Hydrocodone), Schedule III (Tylenol with Codeine), or Schedule IV (Valium) must be registered with the Prescription Monitoring Program and must begin reporting the drugs dispensed within 7 days of dispensing. If a dentist does not dispense these products he may apply for a waiver from this reporting requirement. There is a box in this year’s dental license renewal forms to report whether you currently do or do not dispense Schedule II, III or IV controlled substances. Detailed information on the action each licensed dentist is required to take to register or to apply for a waiver will be sent out around April 1, 2015. Here are links
for more information:
- The requirement to report dispensing is addressed in §54.1-2521 of the Code of Virginia, and in the Regulations Governing the Prescription Monitoring Program
- The waiver form may be found at here.
- Information on how to report to the program is found a in the Reporting Manual.
The US Drug Enforcement Administration published a Final Rule in the Federal Register placing hydrocodone combination products into Schedule II effective October 6, 2014. For details, direct questions to your local DEA Field Office and review sections 18VAC110-290 and 18VAC110-310 of the Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy.
Message from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB):
NTSB has recently adopted a safety study about the risk of impairment in transportation accidents. As a result, it has made several recommendations including publication and dissemination of a reminder to all prescribers and pharmacists of the importance of routinely discussing with patients the effect their diagnosed medical conditions or recommended drugs may have on their ability to safely operate a vehicle in any mode of transportation. Click here to read an excerpt from the study.
Sedation and Anesthesia Permits and Inspections Q and A
Address of record
The Department of Health Professions (DHP) is required to collect an official address of record from each health professional. This address is used by DHP for agency purposes and may be provided as public information. DHP is also required to give health professionals the opportunity to provide an alternate address for dissemination to the public. If no second (public) address is provided, the official address of record is given to the public. An individual is not required to submit a place of residence for either the official address of record or the public address. A post office box or a practice location is acceptable. Changes to either address are required within 30 days of any change and may be made at any time by accessing your licensure information through the online system or by written notification to the Board.
Extension of renewal requirements for deployed military and spouses
Virginia law allows active duty service people or their spouses who are deployed outside the U.S. to have an extension of time for any requirement or fee pertaining to renewal until 60 days after the person’s return from deployment. The extension cannot last beyond 5 years past the expiration date for the license. For more information, please read attached policy (pdf) and contact the applicable board for your license.
Laws & RegulationsKeep in the know about important laws and regulations:
Laws and Regulations Governing Dentistry
Laws Governing All Health Professions
Forms & ApplicationsFind forms, applications and exam information for the Board of Dentistry.
View the list of Professions regulated by the Board.
Guidance DocumentsView and download the list of available guidance documents from the Board of Dentistry. These documents provide information or guidance to the public to interpret or implement statutes or the agency's rules or regulations.
Board of Dentistry Calendar
The Board of Dentistry's Calendar of upcoming Board meetings and minutes from past Board meetings.
Periodic news sent to licensees.
Regulatory Town HallThe Virginia Department of Planning & Budget has designed a Regulatory Town Hall for anyone interested in the proposal of regulations or meetings of regulatory boards.