Rulemaking Docket

This rulemaking docket contains all of the rules currently in process by the Dental Board, from the time the rules are noticed until their effective date.

You may comment on proposed rules until the end of the comment period as specified in the rule as noted.


Historical Rulemaking Dockets:

To review historical copies of the rulemaking dockets, please see below.  The pages are stored by year: 2018 | 2017


Current Rulemaking Docket (2019-2020)

Chapter(s) Description Notice of Intended Action Deadline for Public Comment Date of Board Vote Final Outcome Effective Date
26, 28 The Board needs to discuss new legal concerns with ADA-approved specialties & determine whether changes need to be made to these chapters. 4/6/2018 7/13/2018 9/28/2018 Adopted & Filed 11/28/2018
11, 20 Update references to the review of applications. 4/6/2018 10/26/2018 11/16/2018 Adopted & Filed 1/23/2019
16, 25, 30

Update rules to match requirements of 2018 legislation, DEA & Iowa Board of Pharmacy changes/updates.

11/16/2018 1/10/2019 4/5/2019 Adopted & Filed 5/29/2019
27 Teledentistry rules. 1/25/2019 5/15/2019 & 7/24/2019 9/27/2019 Adopted & Filed 12/11/2019
29 Review requirements for allowing sedation in dental offices by CRNAs or MDs and other related requirements. 1/25/2019 5/15/2019 6/7/2019 Adopted & Filed 8/21/2019
10, 15, 20, 23 (new) Expanded functions rules need to be revisited to provide clarity.  Language may need to be added regarding minimum training requirements for training and submission of courses. 4/5/2019 7/1/2019 8/2/2019 Adopted & Filed 10/30/2019
30, 24 Update student loan default/non-compliance to match changes to Iowa Code in 2019 SF 304. 6/7/2019 7/24/2019 9/27/2019 Adopted & Filed 12/11/2019
52 Add language to include spouses for consideration as part of military service and veteran reciprocity rules pursuant to 2019 HF288. 6/7/2019 7/24/2019 9/27/2019 Adopted & Filed 12/11/2019
25 Update mandatory reporter training requirements pursuant to 2019 HF731. 8/2/2019 10/25/2019 11/15/2019*    
20, 22 Review remediation requirements for dental assistants. 9/27/2019 12/20/2019 1/24/2020*    
20, 22 Review requirements for registration and qualification as a dental assistant.          
13 Review rules for special licenses. (e.g. Resident licenses, faculty permits)          
35 Review Iowa Practitioner Review Committee eligibility.          
27 Review requirements for discontinuation of practice to reflect new practice structures.          
10 General updates.          

*Schedule subject to change.


You may comment on proposed rule making:

  • In writing to Iowa Dental Board, 400 SW 8th Street, Suite D, Des Moines, IA 50309.
  • At the public hearing, if applicable.
  • Via e-mail to IDB@iowa.gov
  • Via fax at (515) 281-7969.

You may inspect the rulemaking record containing all written submissions on the rule, a copy of any regulatory analysis, fiscal impact statement, or concise statement prepared for the rule, if applicable, and any objections to the rule by contacting the Board office at the address above.

Printed from the website on May 31, 2020 at 8:35pm.