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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional and Occupational Licensing
Agency 60. Board of Dentistry
Chapter 21. Regulations Governing the Practice of Dentistry
1/22/2020

18VAC60-21-180. What Does Not Constitute Practice.

The following are not considered the practice of dental hygiene and dentistry:

1. General oral health education.

2. Recording a patient's pulse, blood pressure, temperature, presenting complaint, and medical history.

3. Conducting preliminary dental screenings in free clinics, public health programs, or a voluntary practice.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 32, Issue 05, eff. December 2, 2015.

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