Michigan 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.

Michigan Requirements

Dental Assistant Levels and Requirements

Dental Assistant Requirements

An unlicensed dental assistant in Michigan may perform basic supportive dental procedures specified by the state dental practice act and administrative rules under the direct or general supervision of a licensed dentist.

A licensee may delegate to an unlicensed dental assistant otherwise qualified by education, training, or experience the performance of selected acts, tasks, or functions where the acts, tasks, or functions fall within the scope of practice of the licensee’s profession and will be performed under the licensee’s supervision.