Or. Admin. R. 818-042-0110 - Certification - Expanded Function Orthodontic Assistant

The Board may certify a dental assistant as an expanded function orthodontic assistant

(1) By credential in accordance with OAR 818-042-0120, or
(2) Completion of an application, payment of fee and satisfactory evidence of;
(a) Completion of a course of instruction in a program in dental assisting accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation; or
(b) Passage of the Basic, CDA or COA examination, and Expanded Function Orthodontic Assistant examination, or equivalent successor examinations, administered by the Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB), or any other testing entity authorized by the Board; and certification by a licensed dentist that the applicant has successfully placed and ligated orthodontic wires on ten (10) patients and removed bands/brackets and remaining adhesive using an ultrasonic, hand scaler or a slow speed hand piece from teeth on four (4) patients.


Or. Admin. R. 818-042-0110
OBD 9-1999, f. 8-10-99, cert. ef. 1-1-00; OBD 10-1999(Temp), f. 12-2-99, cert. ef. 1-1-00 thru 6-28-00; OBD 8-2000, f. 6-22-00, cert. ef. 6-29-00; 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 679.250(7)

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