Oregon Dental Assistant Requirements

Each state has different requirements for dental assistants. This page includes links to all the information you need to understand the requirements for dental assistants in this state. View the different dental assisting levels, along with the requirements for each. You can also view the allowable duties at each level.

Oregon Requirements

Anesthesia Monitor Requirements

To perform the duties of an Anesthesia Monitor, a dental assistant must:

1. Receive training in monitoring patients under sedation and be capable of assisting with procedures, problems and emergency incidents that may occur as a result of the sedation or secondary to an unexpected medical complication, AND

2. Maintain current certification in BLS for Healthcare Providers Basic Life Support (BLS)/Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training or equivalent, AND

3. Receive training in monitoring vital signs, AND

4. Be competent in the use of monitoring and emergency equipment appropriate for the level of sedation utilized