Route 1: Education
Applicant shall be a graduate of, or scheduled to graduate from, an accredited dental assisting program*.
- All training programs must have been structured to include at least the following content areas:
office assisting skills, dental sciences, clinical procedures and dental radiography
- Applicants must be certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
(The RDA credential is not a substitute for compliance with any licensing or regulatory requirements that an individual state may impose.)
*Program or institution must be accredited by a regional or national accreditation agency approved by the US Department of Education (DOE), the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or otherwise approved by the AMT Board of Directors.