Or. Admin. R. 818-042-0095 - Restorative Functions of Dental Assistants

(1) The Board shall issue a Restorative Functions Certificate (RFC) to a dental assistant who holds an Oregon EFDA Certificate, and has successfully completed:
(a) A Board approved curriculum from a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association or other course of instruction approved by the Board, and successfully passed the Western Regional Examining Board's Restorative Examination or other equivalent examinations approved by the Board within the last five years, or
(b) If successful passage of the Western Regional Examining Board's Restorative Examination or other equivalent examinations approved by the Board occurred over five years from the date of application, the applicant must submit verification from another state or jurisdiction where the applicant is legally authorized to perform restorative functions and certification from the supervising dentist of successful completion of at least 25 restorative procedures within the immediate five years from the date of application.
(2) A dental assistant may perform the placement and finishing of direct restorations, except gold foil, under the indirect supervision of a licensed dentist, after the supervising dentist has prepared the tooth (teeth) for restoration(s):
(a) These functions can only be performed after the patient has given informed consent for the procedure and informed consent for the placement of the restoration by a Restorative Functions dental assistant.
(b) Before the patient is released, the final restoration(s) shall be checked by a dentist and documented in the chart.

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Or. Admin. R. 818-042-0095
OBD 3-2007, f. & cert. ef. 11-30-07; OBD 1-2008, f. 11-10-08, cert. ef. 12-1-08; OBD 1-2013, f. 5-15-13, cert. ef. 7-1-13; OBD 2-2018, amend filed 10/04/2018, effective 1/1/2019; OBD 2-2019, amend filed 10/29/2019, effective 1/1/2020

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 679

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 679.010 & 679.250(7)

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