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

Radiography Requirements

To legally operate dental X-ray equipment and perform dental radiographic procedures in Michigan, a dental assistant must meet the requirements shown below.

A dental assistant must successfully complete a course in dental radiography that is substantially equivalent to a course taught in a CODA-accredited program.