Louisiana 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.

Louisiana Requirements

Dental Assistant Levels and Requirements


Dental Assistant

Expanded Duty Dental Assistant

Radiography Requirements

A dental assistant must complete a course in X-ray function and safety approved by the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry within six months after employment by a licensed dentist and shall perform dental X-ray functions solely under the direct supervision of a licensed dentist who is on the premises of the dental office at the time.