Or. Admin. R. 818-042-0113 - Certification - Expanded Function Preventive Dental Assistants (EFPDA)

The Board may certify a dental assistant as an expanded function preventive dental assistant:

(1) By credential in accordance with OAR 818-042-0120, or
(2) If the assistant submits a completed application, pays the fee and provides evidence of;
(a) Certification of Radiologic Proficiency (OAR 818-042-0060 ); and satisfactory completion of a course of instruction in a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association; or
(b) Certification of Radiologic Proficiency (OAR 818-042-0060 ); and passage of the Oregon Basic or Certified Preventive Functions Dental Assistant (CPFDA) examination, and the Expanded Function Dental 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 an Oregon licensed dentist that the applicant has successfully polished the coronal surfaces of teeth with a brush or rubber cup as part of oral prophylaxis to remove stains on six patients.


Or. Admin. R. 818-042-0113
OBD 2-2016, f. 11-2-16, cert. ef. 3/1/2017; OBD 2-2019, amend filed 10/29/2019, effective 1/1/2020

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 679

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 679

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