The Oregon Licensing of Denturists Bill, also known as Measure 5, was on the November 7, 1978 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was approved. The measure required the licensing of denturists and their assistants, established licensing requirements and created the Advisory Council on Denture Technology.
| Oregon Measure 5 (1978)|
| Yes|| 704,480|| 77.76%|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
5. AUTHORIZES, REGULATES PRACTICE OF DENTURE TECHNOLOGY
Purpose: Measure authorizes taking oral impressions by licensed denturist, and constructing, repairing, fitting, etc. of dentures by licensed denturists or their assistants. Treatment requires dentist’s or physician’s certificate that oral cavity is free from disease and suitable for denture. Establishes licensing requirements, creates Advisory Council on Denture Technology within Health Division. Any dental insurance policy covering any service which may be performed by denturists must cover denturists’ services. Major provisions of Act effective July 1, 1980.