|10 Hours of Continuing Education Each Year|
Denturists are required to obtain at least 10 hours of continuing education each year to maintain their license. Subject matter must be related specifically to the following:
- the practice of denture technology
- laws and rules regulating denturists
- science related dental practices
- health care related infection control or medical emergencies, ethics, or business practices.
Continuing education requirements apply whether the applicant renewing is living or working withing Oregon or outside of the state so long as Oregon licensure is maintained. Continuing education is required for renewal, each year, even if the denturist license has been in inactive status.
Licensees must attest they have met continuing education requirements at the time of renewal and are subject to periodic audits.
Denturists must maintain proof of participation in required continuing education for a period of two years following renewal.
A licensee may carry up to 10 continuing education hours forward to the next renewal cycle.