Nebraska 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.

Nebraska Requirements

Dental Assistant Levels and Requirements

Dental Assistant Qualified in Coronal Polishing


Dental Assistant Qualified in Coronal Polishing Requirements

To perform coronal polishing procedures under the indirect supervision of a licensed dentist in Nebraska, a dental assistant must:

1a. Graduate from a CODA-accredited dental assisting program which includes a coronal polishing course, OR

1b. Complete one year (1,500 hours minimum) of clinical work experience as a dental assistant and a Nebraska Board-approved course in polishing procedures.