Dental Assistant Training Schools in North Carolina
North Carolina Dental Assisting Schools
Find an accredited North Carolina or online school with certified dental assistant training classes, diploma, or associate degree programs. Become a dental assistant in
depending on the program you choose. Listed colleges have 9 months to 2 years for students who qualify. Use your zip code to connect with an accredited dental assistant school in North Carolina.
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Dental Assisting Schools in North Carolina
7020 North Military Highway
Norfolk, VA 23518
3901 Capital Boulevard Suite 151
Raleigh, NC 27604
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State of North Carolina, Dental Assisting Certification Requirements
Dental Assistant I (DA I)
You are permitted to perform basic dental procedures under the direct supervision of a licensed dentist.
To monitor patients under nitrous oxide, you must complete the North Carolina board-approved, 7-hour course in nitrous oxide conscious sedation.
Dental Assistant II In Training (DAII in Training)
You will be training on-the-job to become a dental assistant. You'll need 2 years, or 3,000 hours of chairside assisting. You'll also be allowed to perform most functions under the supervision of a licensed dentist.
You are not allowed to monitor patients who are under nitrous oxide, take radiographs, or perform coronal polishing until the required courses are completed.
Dental Assistant II (DA II) You must have a current and valid CPR certification. You must complete an accredited dental assisting program, or a one academic year longer dental hygiene program. You must pass the CDA exam. Or, complete a 3 hour course on sterilization and infection control, and a 3 hour course in dental office emergencies. After those courses are completed, you need to receive training in any dental type of dental delivery setting, and perform all the functions of a DA II under the direct supervision of a licensed dentist.