Or. Admin. R. 818-042-0010 - Definitions

(1) "Dental Assistant" means a person who, under the supervision of a dentist, renders assistance to a dentist, dental hygienist, dental technician or another dental assistant or renders assistance under the supervision of a dental hygienist providing dental hygiene services.
(2) "Expanded Function Dental Assistant" means a dental assistant certified by the Board to perform expanded function duties.
(3) "Expanded Function Orthodontic Assistant" means a dental assistant certified by the Board to perform expanded orthodontic function duties.
(4) "Direct Supervision" means supervision requiring that a dentist diagnose the condition to be treated, that a dentist authorize the procedure to be performed, and that a dentist remain in the dental treatment room while the procedures are performed.
(5) "Indirect Supervision" means supervision requiring that a dentist authorize the procedures and that a dentist be on the premises while the procedures are performed.
(6) "General Supervision" means supervision requiring that a dentist authorize the procedures, but not requiring that a dentist be present when the authorized procedures are performed. The authorized procedures may also be performed at a place other than the usual place of practice of the dentist.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 818-042-0010
OBD9-1999, f. 8-10-99, cert. ef. 1-1-00; OBD 1-2004, f. 5-27-04, cert. ef. 6-1-04; OBD 1-2022, amend filed 06/21/2022, effective 7/1/2022

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 679 & 680

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 679.025(2)(j), 679.250(7) & ORS 679.600

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