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How to Become a Dental Assistant in North Dakota

Dental Assisting Job Titles

  • Dental Assistant
  • Qualified Dental Assistant (QDA)
  • Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
  • Registered Dental Assistant qualified to apply pit and fissure sealants

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

Registered Dental Assistant Requirements
Title: Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

  • Possess current CPR certification
  • Fulfill one of the following:
    • Obtain national DANB certification and complete 16 hours of continuing education
    • Complete CODA accredited dental assisting program
    • Complete a North Dakota board approved dental assisting program and complete 16 hours of continuing education
  • Apply to board for registration

Title: Registered Dental Assistant qualified to apply pit and fissure sealants
In order to apply pit and fissure sealants, a dental assistant must:

  • Be registered as a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
  • Complete a board approved sealant course

Qualified Dental Assistant Requirements
Title: Qualified Dental Assistant

Radiography Requirements
Title: Qualified Dental Assistant (QDA)
Title: Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

  • Be a Qualified Dental Assistant (QDA), OR
  • Be a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)

Dental Assistant Salary in North Dakota

Lowest Salary $26,930
Median Salary $34,380
Highest Salary $45,230
Average Salary $35,120

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

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