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.
Dental Assistant Levels and Requirements
To legally operate dental X-ray equipment and perform dental radiographic procedures under the indirect supervision of a dentist in Wyoming, a dental assistant must have:
1a. Completed a course or examination* in dental radiography approved by the Wyoming Board of Dental Examiners (WBDE) within one year immediately prior to the date of application OR
1b. Been authorized to expose dental radiographs in another jurisdiction within the last five (5) years
2. Apply to the WBDE for a dental radiography permit.
*DANB’s Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) exam meets the examination requirement.