Dental Assistant Training Programs in Arizona
Arizona Dental Assisting Schools
Find a Arizona or online school with dental assistant certificate training and college diploma programs. Go to school for about 1 year and learn to increase the efficiency of a dentist office, perform and assist with dental procedures, and complete administrative tasks.
Use the zip-code program search to find dental assistant programs in Arizona.
What does a dental assistant do? State of Arizona Dental Assisting Requirements
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Dental Assisting Schools in Arizona
4425 W Olive Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85302
163 N Dobson Rd
Mesa, AZ 85201
1140-1150 S. Priest Drive
Tempe, AZ 85281
2445 W. Dunlap Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85021
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State of Arizona, Dental Assisting Certification Requirements
In the state of Arizone, dental assistants who are working directly under the supervision of a licensed dentist are able to perform basic dental procedures.
There are no education or training requirements.
Dental assistant qualified in coronal polishing:
You must be working under the supervision of a licensed dentist.
You must pass the exam.
An Arizona coronal polishing clinical skills affidavit that has been completed by a licensed dentist, or your educator/course instructor must be submitted.
There is a $50 fee.
Licensing applications are due by the last day of the year.
Expanded function dental assistant:
You must already have the coronal polishing and the radiological proficiency certifications.
You must successfully complete a CODA accredited training course, OR
You must have proof of expanded functioning certification from another state within the last 10 years.
Successfully pass the DANBs AMP, TMP, and RF exams.
Plus, have documented proof that you have completed the restorative procedures required by the ASBDE: place, contour, and finish 20 direct restorations. And, place and cement 5 prefabricated crowns. It must have been done under the supervision of a licensed dentist and documented properly on an endorsement form.