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The West Virginia Board of Dentistry is an agency of the State mandated by legislature to protect the public health, safety, and welfare of its citizens. The Board regulates the profession of dentistry and licenses dentists and dental hygienists who have proven minimal competency standards by examination.
**UPDATED COVID19 RECOMMENDATIONS FOR DENTAL OFFICES JUNE 11, 2021**

**NPI SCAM WARNING 3/5/2021**

**SUSPENSION OF CE RULES AND GUIDANCE DURING STATE OF EMERGENCY**

**SUSPENSION OF CE RULES #2 AND GUIDANCE DURING STATE OF EMERGENCY**

**RETURN TO WORK GUIDANCE 4/27/2020 - RETURN TO WORK DATE MAY 11, 2020**


Questions Regarding Guidance or Recommendations Should be directed to WVCOVID19Dental@gmail.com



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Links Board Information Notifications

WV Dental Recovery Network

Opioid Overdose Brochure

Naloxone Intranasal Administration Brochure

Suggested Protocol for Retiring or Closing a Dental Practice

EPA Dental Effluent Guidelines and Compliance Form

FDA Information RE Dental Amalgam September 2020
www.fda.gov/medical-devices/safety-communications/recommendations-about-use-dental-amalgam-certain-high-risk-populations-fda-safety-communication

www.fda.gov/medical-devices/dental-amalgam/information-patients-about-dental-amalgam-fillings

www.fda.gov/media/142415/download

www.fda.gov/medical-devices/dental-devices/dental-amalgam-fillings


100% of the required CEs for the current period may be completed online. Dental & Hygiene Renewals will be mailed in November 2021.


Upcoming Meetings

October 22 & 23, 2021

Stonewall Resort
Roanoke, WV

January 20 & 21, 2021

Stonewall Resort
Roanoke, WV

*Notice of Agency Approved Rule 5CSR1*

*Notice of Agency Approved Rule 5CSR2*

*Notice of Agency Approved Rule 5CSR6*

*Notice of Agency Approved Rule 5CSR11*

*Notice of Agency Approved Rule 5CSR12*

*Notice of Agency Approved Rule 5CSR13*

*Notice of Agency Approved Rule 5CSR16*

*Notice of An Emergency Amendment to Emergency Rule 5CSR16*
This emergency rule will go into effect on September 9, 2021 unless approved prior to that date.

SB273 - A Guide for Dentists
This law became effective June 7, 2018

****WATER CRISIS & PUBLIC RISK POLICY****



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Contact Information

West Virginia Board of Dentistry
1319 Robert C. Byrd Drive
PO Box 1447
Crab Orchard, WV 25827
Phone: 1-877-914-8266
Fax: (304)253-9454

Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm M-F

wvbde@suddenlinkmail.com

Other Links

www.wv.gov

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