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

Radiography Requirements

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

A dental assistant must:

1. Successfully complete a two-day course approved by the Nebraska Board of Dentistry and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Regulation and Licensure, OR

2. Pass the national DANB Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) exam, OR

3. Successfully complete a dental assisting course from a CODA-accredited technical school or community college which provides training in dental radiography as part of its curriculum.