DANB’s exams are recognized or required by 39 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Air Force and the Department of Veterans Affairs. DANB offers national certifications and exams, and state-specific exams.
DANB’s Exams & Certifications
Credential Verification and Protection
DANB Certificants take pride in their credentials. Protect against the unauthorized use of DANB's NELDA, CDA, COA, CPFDA, CRFDA, CDPMA and COMSA certification marks with our new online credential verification feature. State regulatory agencies can also contact DANB to request a list of those who passed a particular DANB exam in a specific state.
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DANB’s Professional Standards
DANB’s database of state dental assisting requirements is the most comprehensive resource available. DANB can also prepare customized comparative charts for state dental boards and lawmakers, upon request.
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