Dental Assistant Programs in Washington
Washington Dental Assisting Schools
Find an accredited Washington 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 Washington.
What does a dental assistant do? State of Washington Dental Assisting Requirements
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State of Washington, Dental Assisting Certification Requirements
Registered Dental Assistant Fill out the Washington State Dental Quality Assurance Commission forms completely. Pay any applicable fees. Provide proof of participating in 7 hours of AIDS education and training. Provide any other information asked for by the Washington State Dental Quality Assurance Commission. You must have a valid health care provider basic life support certification.
Your registration must be renewed every year, on or before your birthday.
To be endorsed in sealant and fluoride varnish for children in school programs, you must:
Have 200 hours clocked in with a Washington State licensed dentist with training that included theoretical and clinical in the application of sealants and fluoride varnish. The licensed dentist must provide a declaration as proof. Have proof of completion of a Washington State approved training program. Submit your application and fee.
To monitor sedated and general anesthesia patients, you must have 14 hours of a training course that includes instruction and practical experience documented.
Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary (EFDA) You must graduate from an accredited dental assisting program. You must be DANB CDA certified. You must complete the EFDA course which has been approved by the Dental Quality Assurance Commission. You must pass the Washington State Restorative Exam. And, you must pass the Western Regional Examining Board clinical exam. You must have documented proof of 7 hours AIDS education and training. You must be able to provide any other information that may be required. You must have a certificate for Basic Life Support. Dental Anesthesia Assistant
Submit your application on a form provided by the department. Pay the application fee. Complete one of the following, and provide evidence: The Dental Anesthesia Assistant National Certification Examination (DAANCE), or the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, or the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Assistants course, or an approved equivalent training course certification. Provide evidence that you completed training in IV access or phlebotomy, with 8 hours of didactic and hands on experience starting IV's, with at least 10 successful IV starts on a human or manikin. Or, have evidence of an equivalent education. Have a current and valid BLS for Health Care Providers, advanced cardiac life support, or pediatric advanced life support certifications. Have a valid Washington State general anesthesia permit from where you'll be performing your service. Provide proof that you completed 7 hours of AIDS education and training. Be able to provide any other information needed.