North Carolina 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.

North Carolina Requirements

Dental Assistant Levels and Requirements


Dental Assistant I Requirements

A Dental Assistant I (DA I) in North Carolina is an individual who may perform basic supportive dental procedures under the direct control and supervision of a licensed dentist.

To qualify to monitor patients under nitrous oxide, a DA I must:

1. Successfully complete a North Carolina Board-approved seven-hour course in nitrous oxide-oxygen conscious sedation.