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How to Become a Dental Assistant in Nevada

Dental Assisting Job Titles

  • Dental Assistant

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

Expanded Duties Dental Assisting Requirements
The state of Nevada doesn’t recognize Expanded Functions Dental Assistant designations.

Radiography Requirements
No formal training is required. Each licensed dentist is responsible for ensuring that dental assistants are office-trained or certified in radiation health and safety.

Dental Assistant Salary in Nevada

Lowest Salary $30,610
Median Salary $36,980
Highest Salary $46,170
Average Salary $37,290

Dental Assistant Salary in Major Cities

Las Vegas, NV
Lowest Salary $30,450
Median Salary $36,680
Highest Salary $45,660
Average Salary $36,760

Reno, NV
Lowest Salary $31,320
Median Salary $38,080
Highest Salary $46,610
Average Salary $38,190

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

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