The Oregon Dental Practice Act
The Oregon Dental Practice Act is a complete list of laws and administrative rules outlining the practice of dentistry in the state of Oregon. These laws and rules apply to dentists, hygienists, denturists and dental assistants.
Licensure & Registration for Dental Professional in Oregon
It is unlawful for any person not otherwise authorized by law to practice dentistry or purport to be a dentist without a valid license to practice dentistry issued by the Oregon Board of Dentistry, visit the Oregon Board of Dentistry website for more information about being a licensed dental professional in Oregon
National Provider Identification Number
A health care provider will be able to apply for an NPI in one of three ways:
- Apply through a web-based application process. The web address is https://nppes.cms.hhs.gov.
- Prepare and send a paper application form to the Enumerator. A copy of the application form, which includes the Enumerator's mailing address, can be found at https://nppes.cms.hhs.gov. A health care provider may also call the Enumerator and request a blank application form. The Enumberator's phone number is 1.800.465.3203 or TTY 1.800.692.2326.
- With the permission of the health care provider, an organization may submit a health care provider's application in an electronic file.