OAR 818-012-0080
Improper Prescription Practices


In conjunction with dental treatment, a dentist may prescribe, dispense, or administer medications relevant to the care being provided.


It is improper to prescribe or dispense drugs outside the scope of the practice of dentistry or in a manner that impairs the health and safety of an individual including:


Prescribing or dispensing drugs in such amounts as to constitute a departure from the prevailing standards of acceptable dental practice; and


Prescribing or dispensing controlled substances for persons who are not patients of record in the dentist’s practice unless the dentist is acting on behalf of the dentist of record.

Source: Rule 818-012-0080 — Improper Prescription Practices, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=818-012-0080.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 818-012-0080’s source at or​.us