Kentucky 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.

Kentucky Requirements

Registered Dental Assistant Qualified in Coronal Polishing Requirements

To perform coronal polishing procedures under the direct supervision of a licensed dentist in the state of Kentucky, a registered dental assistant must:

1. Successfully complete an eight-hour course at a CODA-accredited institution, AND

2. Obtain a certificate of completion from the authorized institution, which the employer dentist shall retain in the employees personnel file