Or. Admin. R. 818-042-0050 - Taking of X-Rays - Exposing of Radiographic Images

(1) A Licensee may authorize the following persons to place films/sensors, adjust equipment preparatory to exposing films/sensors, and expose the films and create the images under general supervision:
(a) A dental assistant certified by the Board in radiologic proficiency; or
(b) A radiologic technologist licensed by the Oregon Board of Medical Imaging and certified by the Oregon Board of Dentistry (OBD) who has completed ten (10) clock hours in a Board approved dental radiology course.
(2) A licensee may authorize a dental assistant who has completed a course of instruction approved by the Oregon Board of Dentistry, and who has passed the written Dental Radiation Health and Safety Examination administered by the Dental Assisting National Board, or comparable exam administered by any other testing entity authorized by the Board, or other comparable requirements approved by the Oregon Board of Dentistry to place films/sensors, adjust equipment preparatory to exposing films/sensors, and expose the films and create the images under the indirect supervision of a dentist, dental therapist, dental hygienist, or dental assistant who holds an Oregon Radiologic Proficiency Certificate. The dental assistant must submit within six months, certification by an Oregon licensed dentist, dental therapist or dental hygienist that the assistant is proficient to take radiographic images.
(3) A dental therapist may not order a computerized tomography scan

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 818-042-0050
OBD 9-1999, f. 8-10-99, cert. ef. 1-1-00; OBD 2-2003, f. 7-14-03 cert. ef. 7-18-03; OBD 4-2004, f. 11-23-04 cert. ef. 12-1-04; OBD 4-2011, f. & cert. ef. 11-15-11; OBD 1-2014, f. 7-2-14, cert. ef. 8-1-14; OBD 3-2015, f. 9-8-15, cert. ef. 10/1/2015; OBD 2-2016, f. 11-2-16, cert. ef. 3/1/2017; OBD 2-2018, amend filed 10/04/2018, effective 1/1/2019; OBD 2-2019, amend filed 10/29/2019, effective 1/1/2020; OBD 1-2022, amend filed 06/21/2022, effective 7/1/2022

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 679

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 679.025(2)(j), 679.250(7) & ORS 679.603

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