Utah 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.

Utah Requirements

Dental Assistant Levels and Requirements


Dental Assistant

Radiography Requirements

In the state of Utah, a dental assistant must:

1. Complete a dental assisting course from a CODA-accredited program, OR

2. Pass the national DANB Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) exam, OR

3. Complete a radiology course and exam approved by the Utah Dentist and Dental Hygienist Licensing Board that covers the topics found in Board rules.