Minnesota 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.

Minnesota Requirements

Dental Assistant Requirements

A dental assistant in Minnesota may perform basic supportive dental procedures specified by the state dental practice act under the supervision of a licensed dentist or dental therapist.

The dentist is responsible for ensuring that the assistant:

  1. Completes and maintains consecutive and current CPR certification, AND
  2. Complies with the most current infection control practices for a dental setting.