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How to Become a Dental Assistant in Idaho

Dental Assisting Job Titles

  • Dental Assistant
  • Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA)

Education, Certification, & Training Required For Basic Supportive Dental Procedures
Title: Dental Assistant
None. Dental assistants in Idaho can perform basic supportive dental procedures under the direct supervision of a licensed dentist.

Expanded Functions Dental Assisting Requirements
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA)

  • Hold national DANB certification or complete Idaho board approved dental assisting course
  • Pass Idaho board approved exam in each expanded of the expanded functions

Radiography Requirements
None. Dental assistants in Idaho can legally perform dental radiographic procedures and operate x-ray equipment.

Dental Assistant Salary in Idaho

Lowest Salary $21,230
Median Salary $31,550
Highest Salary $42,410
Average Salary $32,740

Dental Assistant Salary in Major Cities

Boise City, ID
Lowest Salary $24,190
Median Salary $33,960
Highest Salary $43,910
Average Salary $33,660

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

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