Dental Assistant Training Requirements and Programs Mississippi

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

Mississippi has just one type of Dental Assistant

  1. Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant

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

All dental assistants involved in direct patient care must be certified in CPR within 180 days of employment.

If a dental assistant will be taking X-rays, a radiology permit must be obtained.  Under no circumstances may a dental assistant administer radiographs without the appropriate radiology permit.

Helpful Links:

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

Mississippi State Board of Dental Examiners – http://www.dentalboard.ms.gov/msbde/msbde.nsf