Dental Hygiene Students Do Not Need To Be Full-Time

In 2009 House Bill 3204 amended the Oregon Dental Practice Act by removing the words “full-time” in reference to dental hygiene students. It was noted that dental hygiene students may be considered part-time if they are enrolled in less than a specified number of credits. This bill was introduced at the request of the Oregon Dental Hygienists’ Association and the Oregon Rural Health Association.

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