State Publications, Reports and Services

DANB provides the most comprehensive state dental assisting compilations available and can prepare customized comparative charts for state dental boards and lawmakers, upon request.
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Publications

Career Ladder Templates

This easy-to-use guide outlines the dental assisting requirements and career opportunities for dental assistants across all 50 states. Each state's entry outlines the levels and related requirements for dental assistants, along with the allowable functions and required supervision levels.

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State Fact Booklet

This resource contains comprehensive state-specific dental assisting information for all 50 states, including excerpts from the state dental practice act or administrative rules pertaining to dental assistants, radiography requirements, general information on expanded functions, and accepted or required DANB exams.

View the State Fact Booklet

Supporting State Dental Boards

DANB exams are recognized or required in 38 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Air Force and the Department of Veterans Affairs. We assist state regulatory bodies with:

  • Exams and certifications
  • State-specific exams
  • Information and resources

Exams and Certifications

State dental boards may implement competence measurement requirements for dental assistants by recognizing or requiring DANB’s national certifications and exams. DANB works with state dental boards to streamline and simplify competence measurement and credentialing for dental assistants at all levels, from entry level assistant to those who perform expanded functions.

Resources and Reports

DANB provides resources to assist state dental boards, including:

  • Secure, online reports
  • Comparative tables and charts
  • Comments and testimonies

Comprehensive Data and Customized Charts

DANB provides the most comprehensive state dental assisting compilations available. We can also prepare customized comparative charts for state dental boards and lawmakers, upon request.

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