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

Radiography 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 (which contains an exam or competency assessment) 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.

*DANBRadiation Health and Safety (RHS) exam meets the examination requirement.