2016-2018 Dental Hygiene
Dental Hygiene renewal postcards
were mailed July 18, 2016. Your postcard is not required to renew your
The Board has moved to an online
renewal process. You will not need any special codes to access your online
renewal. Once you have accessed your online renewal application, you will be
able to complete the process entirely online. If you should need to stop in the
middle of the process, your information up to that point will be saved and you
can return at a later date to complete the process. You will be able to pay
online with a credit card (Visa or Master Card) or you can choose to print your
completed renewal and mail it to the PO Box with a check or money order.
There will be no exception
for the online process. If you do not have access to a computer, you can visit the
local public library, a family member or friend, or even visit the Board
If you are ready to renew, please
follow the link below.
DENTAL HYGIENE RENEWAL -
If you do not intend to
renew your dental hygiene license please email us at email@example.com
REGARDING DENTAL ASSISTANTS
July 1, 2016 the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) will be processing all
of Oregon’s dental assisting certifications including Certification by Credentials.
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
you have any questions, regarding obtaining an Oregon certification, please
call 1-800-367-3262 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Verification of Oregon
Dental Assistant Certifications
is the link to verify if a dental assistant is certified in Oregon:
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.