Alaska Dental Assistant Requirements
Each state has different requirements for dental assistants. This page includes links to all the information you need to understand the requirements for dental assistants in this state. View the different dental assisting levels, along with the requirements for each. You can also view the allowable duties at each level.
All dental assistants may legally operate dental X-ray equipment and perform dental radiographic procedures delegated by and under the indirect supervision of an Alaska state-licensed dentist*.
*Note: A dental hygienist holding an advanced practice permit may also delegate to a dental assistant the exposure and development of radiographs under indirect supervision.