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How to Become a Dental Assistant in Rhode Island

Dental Assisting Job Titles

  • Dental Assistant
  • DANB Certified Dental Assistant (CDA)

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

Danb Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) Requirements
DANB Certified Dental Assistant (CDA)

  • Possess national DANB certificate

Radiography Requirements

  • Completion of a CODA certified dental radiology course

Dental Assistant Salary in Rhode Island

Lowest Salary $25,830
Median Salary $36,520
Highest Salary $45,950
Average Salary $35,710

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

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