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					SCOPE OF PRACTICE OF
DENTAL ASSISTANTS

IN THE STATE OF:           MASSACHUSETTS

 Dental
Assistant         Education               CE      Self-Study          Supervision
Job Title        Requirement         Requirements  vs. Live  Renewal Requirements
 Entry Level       If exposing
   Dental      radiographs: DANB
  Assistant      RHS certificate        CPR/ AED                                     Direct
 Registered      N/A at this time
    Dental       Expected to be
  Assistant     promulgated Fall
    (RDA)            2011
  Certified
    Dental                                                            Annually
  Assistant     DANB Criteria for         DANB                         as per
  (DANB)          Pathways             Requirements                   DANB       Direct & General
 Certificate
 in Nitrous                            BLS or CPR/
    Oxide            None                 AED                                            Direct
 Certificate     DANB CDA or
   in Pit &    Formally Trained in
   Fissure        CODA/Ch 74
  Sealant          Program              CPR/ AED                                     General
                 DANB CDA or
 Certificate   Formally Trained in
 in Coronal      CODA/CH 74
  Polishing        Program              CPR/ AED                                     General
Additional questions or inquiries should be directed to:

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry
239 Causeway Street, Suite 500
Boston, MA 02114
Web (direct link): www.mass.gov/dph/boards/dn
 Email:            dentistry.admin@state.ma.us

Phone: (617) 973-0971

Board Composition:
DDS                RDH                       CDA           Public Members        Total
   6                1                        1                    2               10

Rules & Regulations for Dental Assistants may be found in the Dental Practice Act:
234 CMR Chapter: 5.00

Contact Name & Email: Claudia Gauthier         email: cgauthiercda@verizon.net

Revised: June 2011

				
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