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    The Mission of the Oregon Board of Dentistry is to protect the public by assuring that the citizens of Oregon receive the highest possible quality oral health care.
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    Then next scheduled Board Meeting is on August 19, 2016 at 7:30 a.m.
     
     
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    There is a Rules Oversight Committee Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, July 13 at 6:30 p.m.
     
    There is AanThere is an Anesthesia Committee Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.
     
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING DENTAL ASSISTANTS

 

Effective July 1, 2016 the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) will be processing all of Oregon’s dental assisting certifications including Certification by Credentials.

 

For information on becoming certified by Credential in Oregon, please contact DANB after July 1 to obtain application forms.  All other pathways to obtain certification in Oregon are available on DANB’s website at http://www.danb.org/Home/Meet%20State%20Requirements/State-Specific-Information/Oregon.aspx

 

If you have any questions, regarding obtaining an Oregon certification, please call 1-800-367-3262 or email danbmail@danb.org

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Verification of Oregon Dental Assistant Certifications

 

Following is the link to verify if a dental assistant is certified in Oregon:

http://www.danb.org/home/The-Dental-Community/Credential-Verification.aspx.

 
 
New Rules
The Board held a public rulemaking hearing on August 27, 2015. At its regular Board meeting on August 28th the Board voted to amend 20 administrative rules.
 
Effective October 1, 2015
The Board voted to make these 13 rule changes effective October 1, 2015.  These rule changes can be viewed here  2015101RuleChanges.pdf
 
 
Effective January 1, 2016
The Board voted to make these 7 rule changes effective January 1, 2016.  These rule changes can be viewed here  20160101RuleChanges.pdf
 
Please note that the new rules effective January 1, 2016 require all dentists who hold a Moderate Sedation, Deep Sedation or a General Anesthesia Permit in addition to having an Advanced Cardiac Life Support certificate and/or a Pediatric Advanced Life Support certificate to also have a current BLS for Healthcare Providers certificate or its equivalent.
 
 
Reminders

      *Effective January 1, 2015 all Licensees must maintain at a minimum a current BLS for Healthcare Providers certificate or its equivalent.