A. Prior to 2022, every person holding an active or inactive registration shall annually, on or before March 31, renew his registration. Beginning in January of 2022, every person holding an active or inactive registration shall annually renew his registration in his birth month. Any person who does not return the completed form and fee by the deadline shall be required to pay an additional late fee.
B. The registration of any person who does not return the completed renewal form and fees by the deadline shall automatically expire and become invalid and his practice as a dental assistant II shall be illegal. Practicing in Virginia with an expired registration may subject the registrant to disciplinary action by the board.
C. In order to renew registration, a dental assistant II shall be required to maintain and attest to current certification from the Dental Assisting National Board or another national credentialing organization recognized by the American Dental Association.
D. A dental assistant II shall also be required to maintain evidence of successful completion of training in basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
E. Following the renewal period, the board may conduct an audit of registrants to verify compliance. Registrants selected for audit shall provide original documents certifying current certification.
§ 54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.