ORS 680.527¹
Licensure without examination
  • fees

The Health Licensing Office may issue a license to practice denture technology, without examination, to any person who:

(1) Submits an application and pays the applicable fees established under ORS 676.576 (Fees);

(2) Has satisfied the educational requirements established by ORS 680.515 (Application for license);

(3) Is a denturist licensed under the laws of any other state, the District of Columbia, Canada or a territory of the United States, and the standards for licensing of denturists in the licensing jurisdiction are determined by the office to be substantially equivalent to those of ORS 680.500 (Definitions for ORS 680.500 to 680.565) to 680.565 (Authority of Health Licensing Office and director);

(4) Has passed a written and practical examination that the office determines to be substantially equivalent to the examination required for licensure in this state; and

(5) Has engaged in the full-time active practice of denture technology as a licensed denturist in another jurisdiction for a minimum of two years immediately preceding the date of application for licensure under this section. [2005 c.415 §2; 2005 c.648 §25b; 2007 c.419 §3; 2013 c.314 §24; 2013 c.568 §47]

Note: 680.527 (Licensure without examination) was added to and made a part of 680.500 (Definitions for ORS 680.500 to 680.565) to 680.565 (Authority of Health Licensing Office and director) by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Chapter 680

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Where liability lies as between physician or dentist who signs state­ment of oral health for patient and denturist who prepares dentures, when patient develops denture-related health problems or other oral difficulty, (1979) Vol 39, p 670; Personal direc­tion and general supervision require­ment of licensing pro­vi­sions for dental hygienists, (1981) Vol. 42, p 165

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 680—Dental Hygienists; Denturists, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors680.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 680, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano680.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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