Alabama State Requirements

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Radiography Requirements

There are no radiography requirements for dental assistants in the state of Alabama.

All dental assistants may legally operate dental x-ray equipment and perform radiographic procedures.

    Dental Assisting Job Titles and Requirements for Each Level

    • Dental Assistant

      A dental assistant in the state of Alabama may perform basic supportive dental procedures specified by the state dental practice act under the direct supervision of a licensed dentist.

      There are no education or training requirements for this level of dental assisting.

    • Expanded Duty Dental Assistant

      In 2013, the Alabama legislature passed a law authorizing the Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama to license Expanded Duty Dental Assistants. The Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama is in the process of developing rules to implement this new law.