Certifying with DANB

  • Apply for DANB RHS Exam Online!

    DANB Radiation Health and Safety Exam RHS

    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!

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  • Apply for DANB ICE Exam Online!

    DANB Infection Control Exam ICE

    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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  • Dental Assistant Life Blog

    Dental Assistant Life

    Dental Assistant Life is a new blog and online community just for dental assistants, featuring stories, discussions and a new way to celebrate the profession. Join the conversation today!

     

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  • Climb DANB's Certification Ladder

    NELDA

    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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  • Preparing for DANB exams?

    The DALE Foundation

    Study with the DALE Foundation! DANB's official affiliate, the DALE Foundation, offers online courses and study aids to help you review for DANB exams and earn CDE. Check out the course catalog to learn more!

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Getting Started

  • Select an Exam

    With a DANB certification, you'll enjoy enhanced employment opportunities! Find out how to earn your CDA®, COA® and other DANB certifications.

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  • Apply

    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.

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  • Prepare

    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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