Dental Assistant Training Requirements and Programs Connecticut

State specific dental assistant training requirements for Connecticut, including links to important governing body websites and course providers.  Find dental assistant schools in Connecticut here.

The Connecticut Department of Health, which regulates dentists, does not license, certify, or register dental assistants.  Dental assistants are left to the supervision of their employing dentists.  Licensed dentists may delegate basic supportive tasks and procedures to assistants as the dentist deems advisable, under the dentist’s supervision and control.  Dentists shall assume responsibility for their assistants.

In order to take x-rays, dental assistants must pass the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) exam.

Helpful Links:

You may find additional information through these links to your state’s official dental board page, or one of our sponsors.

Connecticut Department of Health: http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3121&q=397864&dphNav_GID=1821