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 IV Placement Requirements

To perform starting intravenous (IV) access lines under the direct supervision of a dentist holding a sedation or anesthesia permit, a registered dental assistant must:

1. Successfully complete a board-approved course in starting IV lines, AND

2. Submit documentation of course completion to the supervising dentist, who shall retain such documentation in the employees personnel file