Virginia Board of Dentistry
Laws and Regulations
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- Click here to obtain a Petition for Rule-making. If you would like the Board to consider amending one of its regulations or rules, you may file a “petition for rule-making”. The Board is required to publish your petition in the Virginia Register to begin a 21-day comment period on the request. At the end of the 21 days, the Board must issue a written decision on whether it will grant or deny the petition. A copy of the petition form is provided. You may email the petition to the address below, fax it to the number on the form or mail it to the Board address.
- Regulations Governing the Disciplinary Process - 12/2/2015
- Regulations Governing the Practice of Dentistry - 6/14/2017
- Regulations Governing the Practice of Dental Hygiene - 2/10/2017
- Regulations Governing the Practice of Dental Assistants - 12/2/2015
- Public Participation Guidelines - 12/15/2016
- Incorporated by Reference: 2016 ADA Guidelines for Teaching Pain Control and Sedation to Dentists and Dental Students
- Incorporated by Reference: Protocol adopted by Virginia Department of Health (VDH) for Dental Hygienists to Practice in an Expanded Capacity under Remote Supervision by Public Health Dentists (September 2012)
- none at this time
- Repealed Regulations Governing Dental Practice - Repealed as of December 2, 2015