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Dental Renewal Open 

Dentists with a March 31, 2022 expiration date are now eligible to renew their license. If you are experiencing issues with registration, please visit the "New Licensing System" tab above to troubleshoot before contacting Board staff. 

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for OAR chapter 333, division 19

The Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division, is proposing to permanently adopt Oregon Administrative Rules in chapter 333, division 19 regarding:
• Masking and vaccination requirements to control COVID-19 in health care settings (OAR 333-019-1010 and 333-019-1011)
• Masking requirements in Schools; Vaccination Requirements for Teachers and School Staff (OAR 333-019-1015 and 333-019-1030)
• Adoption of a rule requiring masks to be worn in indoor spaces in Oregon (OAR 333-019-1025)

To view these rule changes and submit comments, please visit the OHA website. For any questions regarding these rule changes, please email

The Board voted to change 22 rules and create one new rule at the Oct 22, 2021 Board Meeting.

The following 17 rule changes and one new rule were voted to go into effect January 1, 2022
Five rule changes were voted to go into effect July 1, 2022.

Please be aware that all Licensees must comply with the requirement to maintain a current and valid BLS/CPR for Healthcare Providers (and/or ACLS/PALS certificates if necessary for your anesthesia permit requirements). These must be maintained at all times while licensed by the Oregon Board of Dentistry.
*Reminder - Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) do not serve as a substitute for Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS).

Beware of Scammers

The DEA and the OBD are aware of various scammers claiming to be Board staff to gain confidential information and possibly extort Licensees for money or information. The OBD will never ask for payment by phone or email. 

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