The Board may certify a dental assistant as an expanded
function orthodontic assistant
Completion of an application, payment of
fee and satisfactory evidence of;
Completion of a course of instruction in a program in dental assisting
accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental
(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.
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.
2-2018, amend filed 10/04/2018, effective
2-2019, amend filed 10/29/2019, effective
Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 679
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS