Dental Assistant Programs in Indiana
Indiana Dental Assisting Schools
Find an accredited Indiana or online school with dental assistant certificate training classes and college degree 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 accredited CDA training in Indiana.
What does a dental assistant do? State of Indiana Dental Assisting Requirements
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Dental Assisting Schools in Indiana
9001 N. Wesleyan Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46268
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State of Indiana, Dental Assisting Certification Requirements
You are permitted to perform basic dental procedures under the supervision of a licensed dentist.
There are no education or certification requirements.
Dental Assistant Qualified in Coronal Polishing:
You must have been employed with a dental practice for at least one year, plus completed a board-approved program for coronal polishing that included:
5 hours of didactic instruction. 2 hours of lab work. Completion of the task on 5 patients while being supervised by a licensed dentist or dental hygienist.
Or, you must graduate from a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) that included all the above.
Your certificate must be displayed in the dental office.
To practice in Indiana if you're from another state, you must have graduated from a program with equal or greater requirements. If not, then you'll need to complete the Indiana requirements and receive a certificate of completion from an accredited program.
Dental Assistant Qualified In Applying Medicaments For The Control Or Prevention Of Dental Caries:
You must have been employed with a dental practice for at least one year, plus completed a board-approved program that included the following:
9 hours of didactic instruction. 2 hours of lab work. Perform the task on 5 patients under the supervision of a licensed dentist or hygienist. Receive an affidavit signed by a dentist that certifies your competency.
Or, you must graduate from an accredited program that meets the above requirements.
Your certification must be displayed publicly in the dental office.