Montana 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.

Montana Requirements

Dental Assistant Levels and Requirements


Dental Auxiliary

DANB Certified Dental Assistant

Dental Auxiliary Requirements

A dental auxiliary in Montana may perform basic supportive dental procedures specified by the state dental practice act under the direct supervision of a licensed dentist. To qualify, one must:

  1. Graduate from a CODA-accredited dental assisting program, OR
  2. Receive instruction and training by a licensed dentist, OR
  3. Receive instruction and training in a Montana Board-approved continuing education course.