Or. Admin. R. 818-042-0120 - Certification by Credential

(1) Dental Assistants who wish to be certified by the Board in Radiologic Proficiency or as Expanded Function Dental Assistants, Expanded Function Orthodontic Dental Assistants, or as Expanded Function Preventive Dental Assistants shall:
(a) Be certified by another state in the functions for which application is made. The training and certification requirements of the state in which the dental assistant is certified must be substantially similar to Oregon's requirements; or
(b) Have worked for at least 1,000 hours in the past two years in a dental office where such employment involved to a significant extent the functions for which certification is sought; and
(c) Shall be evaluated by a licensed dentist, using a Board approved checklist, to assure that the assistant is competent in the expanded functions.
(2) Applicants applying for certification by credential in Radiologic Proficiency must obtain certification from the Oregon Health Authority, Center for Health Protection, Radiation Protection Services, of having successfully completed training equivalent to that required by OAR 333-106-0055 or approved by the Oregon Board of Dentistry.


Or. Admin. R. 818-042-0120
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 3-2005, f. 10-26-05, cert. ef. 11-1-05; OBD 4-2011, f. & cert. ef. 11-15-11; OBD 1-2014, f. 7-2-14, cert. ef. 8-1-14; OBD 2-2016, f. 11-2-16, cert. ef. 3/1/2017

Stat. Auth.: ORS 679

Stats. Implemented: ORS 679.020, 679.025 & 679.250

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