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Rule 4715-12-02 | Application for certificate; requirements; exceptions.


(A) Each person who desires to perform the duties of a dental x-ray machine operator shall file with the secretary of the state dental board a written application for a dental x-ray machine operator's certificate. Each applicant for a dental x-ray machine operator's certificate shall pay an application fee of thirty-two dollars. Each applicant shall furnish satisfactory proof of the following on a form prescribed and provided by the state dental board:

(1) Except as provided in paragraph (B) of this rule, he or she has completed a board-approved dental radiography training program presented by either of the following:

(a) An accredited educational institution or program; or

(b) A permanent sponsor of continuing education as listed in paragraphs (A)(1) to (A)(9) of rule 4715-8-02 of the Administrative Code.

(B) A dental x-ray machine operator shall be exempt from the initial training requirements provided in paragraph (A) of this rule if either of the following apply:

(1) They hold a current certification as an assistant which included required examination in radiography as a component from the "Dental Assisting National Board" or the "Ohio Commission on Dental Assistant Certification"; or

(2) They hold a current license, certificate, or other credential issued by another state that the board determines uses standards for dental x-ray machine operators that are at least equal to those established by state dental board rules.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4715.03
Amplifies: 4715.53
Five Year Review Date: 11/25/2024
Prior Effective Dates: 3/3/1995, 4/4/2002, 11/1/2004, 10/9/2006, 5/5/2014