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Learn what it takes to become a Dental Assistant in each state. You may need a permit, licensing, or a short course to be eligible to become a dental assistant, and some states have requirements to be able to take X-rays. Other states permit dental assistants to start working under the direct supervision of a licensed dentist.

Find out what your state requires by clicking on a link below.

Alabama Hawaii Massachusetts New Mexico South Dakota
Alaska Idaho Michigan New York Tennessee
Arizona Illinois Minnesota North Carolina Texas
Arkansas Indiana Mississippi North Dakota Utah
California Iowa Missouri Ohio Vermont
Colorado Kansas Montana Oklahoma Virginia
Connecticut Kentucky Nebraska Oregon Washington
Delaware Louisiana Nevada Pennsylvania West Virginia
D.C. Maine New Hampshire Rhode Island Wisconsin
Florida Maryland New Jersey South Carolina Wyoming