Dental Assistant Training Requirements and Programs Nevada

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

Nevada only has one type of Dental Assistant

  1. Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant

A Dental Assistant in the state of Nevada may perform basic supportive tasks (specified by the state Dental Practice Act – link provided below) under the direct supervision of a licensed dentist or dental hygienist.

In order to perform x-rays in Nevada, a dental assistant must receive training either from an outside training course, or from his or her employing dentist, who must sign a sworn affidavit stating that all staff members other than licensed dental hygienists who administer x-rays are either office-trained or formally trained in radiation health and safety.

This affidavit and certification of training shall be submitted with the dentist’s license renewal application.

Helpful Links:

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

Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners – http://www.nvdentalboard.nv.gov/

Rules Regarding Dental Assistants – http://www.leg.state.nv.us/NAC/NAC-631.html#NAC631Sec220