Oregon Dental Hygienists; Denturists
ORS 680.172
Oral health screening by dental hygienists and dental assistants


Oral health screenings may be performed by dental hygienists and dental assistants under written training and screening protocols adopted by the Oregon Board of Dentistry. Screening results must be provided to individuals screened or to the parents or guardians of minors needing a dental referral for diagnosis. Screening results are not a diagnosis for purposes of ORS chapter 679 or ORS 680.010 (Definitions for ORS 680.010 to 680.205) to 680.205 (Services rendered under permit). [2003 c.310 §5]
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