Oregon Dental Hygienists; Denturists
ORS 680.040
Qualifications of applicants for dental hygiene licensure examination


An applicant for a dental hygiene license shall be entitled to take the examination to practice dental hygiene in Oregon if the applicant:


Is 18 years of age or older; and


Is a graduate of a dental hygiene program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association or its successor agency, if any, which must have been approved by the Oregon Board of Dentistry.


Foreign trained graduates of dental hygiene programs may apply for the dental hygiene licensure examination, providing the applicant meets the board’s requirements, by rule, as will reasonably assure that an applicant’s training and education are sufficient for licensure. [Amended by 1963 c.266 §4; 1973 c.122 §1; 1975 c.323 §2; 1979 c.526 §1; 1983 c.169 §20]
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May. 15, 2020