Rhode Island 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.

Rhode Island Requirements

Radiography Requirements

To legally operate dental X-ray equipment and perform dental radiologic procedures in Rhode Island, a dental assistant must complete a course in dental radiography from an educational institution with a CODA-accredited program.