On February 24, 2014, the Florida Department of Health issued a Notice of Development of Rulemaking proposing certain changes to Administrative Rules governing Dental Laboratories, including the rules addressing inspections, registration, and continuing education requirements.

The Department of Health has proposed making changes to the following Rules:

Rule No.
Rule Name
Last Modified
64B27-1.001Dental Laboratory Inspections, and Practice and Procedure for Healthy and Safe Dental Laboratory Operation5/26/2006 (effective 8/6/2006)
64B27-1.002Dental Laboratory Biennial Registration12/31/2009 (effective 4/5/2010)
64B27-1.003Continuing Education Requirements3/20/2009 (effective 5/21/2009)

The Department has advised that the "amendments to the rules use current statutory terminology, update the dental laboratory registration application, adopt a form for reporting compliance with continuing education requirements, and clarify that continuing education completion and reporting is required for a full biennium or two year period of registration."

For additional details and to obtain a preliminary draft of the rules, if available, please contact:
Sue Foster
Executive Director
Office of Dental Laboratories
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin C-08
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3250