Wyoming 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.

Wyoming Requirements

Dental Assistant Levels and Requirements

Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant Qualified in Placement of Pit and Fissure Sealants

Dental Assistant Requirements

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

Dental assistants may be trained by their employer or by an accredited or WBDE-approved program for dental assistants.

In settings where nitrous oxide anxiolysis, sedation and/or anesthesia are administered, all dental personnel shall be certified in administering Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers. A dentist, operating dentist or sedation/anesthesia permit holder may delegate patient monitoring to qualified dental personnel.