Dental Assisting Requirements – State By State

Certification & Training Requirements

Most states have their own specific dental assistant training and certification requirements. Some states allow dental assistants to perform basic supportive procedures and even expanded functions with no formal education or training requirements. Other states have strict training and certification requirements.

If you want to become a dental assistant, click here to view dental assisting schools and training programs in your area, or use the table below to view the dental assisting requirements in your state.