Oregon Dental Hygienists; Denturists
ORS 680.082
Licensure of dental hygiene instructor; rules


(1)

Notwithstanding any other provision of ORS 680.010 (Definitions for ORS 680.010 to 680.205) to 680.205 (Services rendered under permit), the Oregon Board of Dentistry shall issue a dental hygiene instructor’s license to any person who:

(a)

Is or will be a full-time instructor of dental hygiene engaged in the practice of dental hygiene, including but not limited to participation in a faculty practice plan within the scope of the applicant’s employment at Oregon Health and Science University;

(b)

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; and

(c)

Is licensed to practice dental hygiene in another state or a Canadian province.

(2)

The board shall by rule establish standards, procedures and fees for the issuance, suspension, revocation and renewal of a dental hygiene instructor’s license.

(3)

The board may refuse to issue or renew a dental hygiene instructor’s license to an applicant or licensee:

(a)

Who has been convicted of an offense or disciplined by a dental licensing body in a manner that bears, in the judgment of the board, a demonstrable relationship to the ability of the applicant or licensee to practice dental hygiene in accordance with the provisions of ORS 680.010 (Definitions for ORS 680.010 to 680.205) to 680.205 (Services rendered under permit);

(b)

Who has falsified an application for licensure; or

(c)

For cause as described under ORS 679.140 (Discipline of licensee) or 679.170 (Prohibited practices).

(4)

A person issued a dental hygiene instructor’s license is restricted to the practice of dental hygiene for or on behalf of Oregon Health and Science University.

(5)

An applicant who receives a dental hygiene instructor’s license is subject to the professional ethics, standards and discipline of ORS 680.010 (Definitions for ORS 680.010 to 680.205) to 680.205 (Services rendered under permit). [2001 c.193 §4; 2013 c.413 §2]
Note: 680.082 (Licensure of dental hygiene instructor) was added to and made a part of 680.010 (Definitions for ORS 680.010 to 680.205) to 680.205 (Services rendered under permit) by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
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May. 15, 2020