Or. Admin. R. 411-086-0210 - Dental Services

(1) Consulting Dentist. The facility shall have an consulting dentist who shall:
(a) Participate in the development of written policies and procedures for routine dental care, dental emergencies, and oral hygiene (OAR 411-085-0210);
(b) Be available in case of a dental emergency or arrange for another dentist to be available;
(c) Recommend procedures for oral health inservice training. This training shall be provided to appropriate staff at least annually; and
(d) Instruct or arrange for a dental hygienist to instruct registered nurses on the facility staff in how to perform oral screenings.
(2) Physician Participation. The dentist's written treatment orders shall be followed upon documented verbal approval of the attending physician.
(3) Dentures Marked. The facility shall cause the resident's dentures to be marked for identification.
(4) Documentation. Oral and dental care services shall be documented in the resident's clinical record.


Or. Admin. R. 411-086-0210
SSD 19-1990, f. 8-29-90, cert. ef. 10-1-90

Stat. Auth.: ORS 410.070, 410.090 & 441.055

Stats. Implemented: ORS 441.055 & 441.615

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