ORS 679.991¹

(1) Violation of any provision of ORS 679.020 (Practice of dentistry or conducting dental office without license prohibited) or 679.025 (License required to practice dentistry) (1), is a Class A misdemeanor.

(2) Violation of ORS 679.170 (Prohibited practices) or 679.176 (Written work orders required for certain services) is a Class B misdemeanor.

(3) In the event of a second or subsequent conviction under subsection (1) of this section, it is mandatory upon the part of the court to sentence the convicted person to imprisonment in the county jail for not less than 10 days in addition to the maximum fine or imprisonment permitted.

(4) In any prosecution for violation of subsection (1) or (2) of this section, it shall be sufficient to sustain a conviction to show a single act of conduct in violation of any of the provisions of this chapter and it shall not be necessary to show a general course of such conduct. [1957 c.552 §7 (enacted in lieu of 679.990); 1963 c.284 §16; 1971 c.743 §407; 1973 c.390 §8; 1977 c.192 §10; 1985 c.323 §15]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 679—Dentists, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors679.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information