Vermont 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.

Vermont Requirements

Dental Assistant Levels and Requirements


Traditional Dental Assistant

DANB Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) with state certification

Expanded Function Dental Assistant

Requirements for a DANB Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) with state certification

Dental assistants who hold the national DANB Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) certification can also earn Vermont state certification. To qualify, one must:

1.  Hold a current national DANB CDA certification, AND

2.  Be employed by a Vermont-licensed dentist, AND

3.  Apply to the Vermont Board of Dental Examiners for registration.