West Virginia 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.

West Virginia Requirements

Dental Assistant Levels and Requirements


Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant Qualified in Expanded Duties

Qualified Monitor

Dental Assistant Requirements

A dental assistant in the state of West Virginia may perform basic supportive dental procedures specified by the state dental practice act under the direct supervision of a licensed dentist.

There are no education or training requirements for this level of dental assisting.

Note: A chairside assistant assisting a dentist holding a permit to administer conscious/moderate sedation or general anesthesia/deep sedation must maintain BLS/CPR certification.