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How to Become a Dental Assistant in Delaware

Dental Assisting Job Titles

  • Dental Assistant

Education, Certification, & Training Required For Basic Supportive Dental Procedures
Title: Dental Assistant
None. Dentists have full responsibility for training and determining the scope of work allocated to dental assistants.

Expanded Duties Dental Assisting Requirements
The state of Delaware doesn’t recognize Expanded Duties Dental Assistant (EDDA) designations.

Radiography Requirements

  • Obtain state certification as a Dental Radiation Technician by:
    • Passing the Delaware Dental Radiation Technologist (DDRT) exam, OR
    • Passing the National DANB Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) exam
    • AND apply to the Delaware ORC for certification

Dental Assistant Salary in Delaware

Lowest Salary $21,400
Median Salary $34,080
Highest Salary $45,640
Average Salary $33,460

* Figures based on 2012 data courtesy of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics

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