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How to Become a Dental Assistant in Vermont

Dental Assisting Job Titles

  • Traditional Dental Assistant
  • DANB Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) with state certification
  • Expanded Function Dental Assistant (EFDA)

Education, Certification, & Training Required For Basic Supportive Dental Procedures
Title: Traditional Dental Assistant

  • Employment by a dental office as a traditional dental assistant
  • Notify Vermont state board of dental examiners of employment within 30 days after starting

DANB Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) with State Certification Requirements
Title: DANB Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) with state certification

  • Current possession of national DANB certification
  • Current employment with dental office in Vermont
  • Complete application to Vermont board of dental examiners

Expanded Function Dental Assistant Requirements
Title: Expanded Function Dental Assistant (EFDA)

  • Possession of current national DANB certification
  • Employment with Vermont dental office
  • Complete a CODA certified course in each additional function they will work with
  • Complete application to Vermont board of dental examiners

Radiography Requirements

  • 18-years old
  • Complete CODA approved radiation course within 10 years of employment or:
  • Current possession of equivalent radiography certification
  • Complete application for acceptance to Vermont board of dental examiners

Dental Assistant Salary in Vermont

Lowest Salary $26,790
Median Salary $37,920
Highest Salary $47,620
Average Salary $37,560

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

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