Regulations

Stay up to date on ​rules and requirements affecting Washington dentists.


DQAC Interested Parties Email List

Get regulatory updates as they occur by subscribing to the DQAC interested parties email list.

DQAC Business Meeting Dates

Find a list of upcoming DQAC meeting dates and other information here.

WSDA Committee on Regulatory Affairs

The Committee on Regulatory Affairs focuses on regulatory issues handled by DQAC and other government agencies handling regulatory issues relevant to dentistry.

To inquire about joining the Committee on Regulatory Affairs, members may email WSDA Director of Government Affairs Emily Lovell at emily@wsda.org.

Recent Regulatory News

Dentist Opioid Prescribing Resources

New opioid prescribing checklists are now available on the DQAC website.

New opioid prescribing checklists are now available on the DQAC website.

View Checklists
The checklists provide specific rule requirements in an easy-to-follow format when dentists prescribe opioids. These checklists are not mandatory for dentists to use. ​DQAC is providing them as a resource to assist dentists in prescribing opioids.

Additional tooks on the DQAC website include:

  • Dentist practitioner handout
  • Naloxone prescribing information
  • Educational video regarding rules of the chapter. This video meets a portion of the three-hour continuing education requirement in WAC 246-817-909
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