According to American Medical Technologists (AMT), National Dental Assistants Week annually falls on the first week in March, as of 2014. The date varies slightly depending on the year.
National Dental Assistants Week is also known as National Dental Assistant Recognition Week. It began as a way show public appreciation for dental assistants' work, and it has been active for the past 35 years, according to the Richmond Institute for Continuing Dental Education. It has a new theme each year. More information regarding each year's theme can be found on the Richmond Institute for Continuing Dental Education website.