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Upcoming HLO Closures Due to State Holidays

​Mark your calendar and note that the Health Licensing Office (and all State of Oregon agencies) will be closed on the following days:

  • Wednesday, June 19, 2024, for Juneteenth Day
  • Thursday, July 4, 2024, for Independence Day​

Late Opening on Tuesday, December 19, 2023

​​The Health Licensing Office will open at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, December 19, 2023, rather than 9 a.m.​

Seeking Licensed Denture Technologists to Serve as Subject Matter Experts

​​The Health Licensing Office (HLO) is seeking licensed denture technologists to serve as subject matter experts (SMEs) for complaint investigations. A SME is an independent contractor who assists in investigations of and cases against Oregon licensed denturists. SMEs may be called upon to assist the HLO in various ways, such as: examining complainants to determine if the prosthetic dental appliances were made appropriately and within community standards, working with a HLO investigator when investigating licensees, providing opinions about community standards, and competently testifying during hearings.​