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Clinical Examination Accepted for Licensure

Published on Aug 9, 2021

On June 11, 2021, the Virginia Board of Dentistry adopted two new guidance documents regarding Clinical Competency Examinaiton Requirements. 

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Changing License Renewals to Birth Months

Published on Jan 1, 2021

The changes will be implemented in the upcoming 2021 renewals which will be sent out in February to all current licensees.

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CDC Guidance for Dental Settings

Published on May 1, 2020

Virginia Board of Dentistry

Recommendations from the CDC are provided for resuming non-emergency dental care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

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DEA Registration

Published on Mar 10, 2020

Applicants must have a dental license prior to applying for a DEA License. Requests for a DEA registration application in Virginia should be made to the following:

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Relaxation of HIPAA Enforcement for Telehealth

Published on Mar 18, 2020

The Office for Civil Rights (OVR) at the Department of Health and Human Services has relaxed its rules involving HIPAA for the use of telehealth during the COVID-19 National Emergency.

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COVID-19 Screening and Testing Questions & Answers

Published on May 11, 2020

On May 8, 2020 the Virginia Board of Dentistry voted that screening dental patients for COVID-19 was within the scope of practice of dentistry.

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Electronic Prescribing of Opioids

Published on Apr 13, 2020

Effective July 1, 2020, opioid prescriptions must be transmitted to the pharmacy electronically.

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Extension Of Continuing Competency Requirements (Continuing Education)

Published on Mar 13, 2020

The Board of Dentistry has granted an automatic extension of continuing competency renewal requirements for a period of six (6) months after the renewal deadline for any renewal due by March 31, 2020.

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Infection Prevention Practices

Published on Dec 27, 2019

Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings

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Dental Rule Frequently Asked Questions

Published on Dec 27, 2019

FAQ about being compliant with the Dental Rule

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Virginia Board of Dentistry
denbd@dhp.virginia.gov | Contact the Board
Nathanial C. Bryant, DDS President
Sandra Reen, Executive Director