OAR 818-042-0120
Certification by Credential


Dental Assistants who wish to be certified by the Board in Radiologic Proficiency or as Expanded Function Dental Assistants, Expanded Function Orthodontic Dental Assistants, or as Expanded Function Preventive Dental Assistants shall:


Be certified by another state in the functions for which application is made. The training and certification requirements of the state in which the dental assistant is certified must be substantially similar to Oregon’s requirements; or


Have worked for at least 1,000 hours in the past two years in a dental office where such employment involved to a significant extent the functions for which certification is sought; and


Shall be evaluated by a licensed dentist, using a Board approved checklist, to assure that the assistant is competent in the expanded functions.


Applicants applying for certification by credential in Radiologic Proficiency must obtain certification from the Oregon Health Authority, Center for Health Protection, Radiation Protection Services, of having successfully completed training equivalent to that required by OAR 333-106-0055 (General Requirements: X-ray Operator Training) or approved by the Oregon Board of Dentistry.

Source: Rule 818-042-0120 — Certification by Credential, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=818-042-0120.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 818-042-0120’s source at or​.us