DANB is the nationally recognized certification organization for dental assistants.
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DANB exams are recognized or required in 39 states.
DANB’s RHS exam is a component exam of both the NELDA and CDA certifications. There are no eligibility requirements for taking the RHS exam. You can apply online right now!
Apply online to take DANB’s ICE exam. DANB’s ICE exam is a component exam of the NELDA, CDA, and COA certifications. There are no eligibility requirements, so you can apply online right now!
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Now entry-level dental assistants can earn DANB certification with DANB's new National Entry Level Dental Assistant (NELDA) certification! Find out how to jumpstart your career today.
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With a DANB certification, you'll enjoy enhanced employment opportunities! Find out how to earn your CDA®, COA® and other DANB certifications.
DANB offers national certification exams, certificates of knowledge-based competency exams and state-specific dental assisting expanded functions exams. Find out how to apply for a DANB® exam today.
DANB wants you to be as prepared as possible for your certification and component exams with these helpful exam reference materials.
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Requirements for dental assistants vary from state to state. Find your state's requirements.
DANB Certified Dental Assistants earn, on average, more than dental assistants who are not DANB certified.
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