Wisconsin 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.

Wisconsin Requirements

Dental Assistant Levels and Requirements


Dental Assistant (Unlicensed Person)

Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary

Dental Assistant (Unlicensed Person) Requirements

An unlicensed person in Wisconsin may perform basic supportive dental procedures specified by the state dental practice act under the supervision of a licensed dentist.

Any dentist who delegates any remediable dental procedure or function to an unlicensed person must first provide training to or verify competence of the person in the performance of the procedure or function.

Auxiliary personnel in settings where sedation or general anesthesia are administered must be certified in Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider.