Limited Access Permit Dental Hygienists May Treat Patients In Hospitals, Medical Clinics, Medical Offices, Etc.  

In 2009 House Bill 3204 amended the Oregon Dental Practice Act by adding patients in hospitals, medical clinics, medical offices or offices operated or staffed by nurse practitioners, physician assistants or midwives to the list of patients that may be treated by a limited access permit dental hygienist. This bill was introduced at the request of the Oregon Dental Hygienists’ Association and the Oregon Rural Health Association.

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