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Continuing education requirements for dental assistants vary by state dental board. In California as of 2015, for example, dental assistants must complete a minimum of 25 hours of continuing education during each license... More »

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Those interested in working as dental assistants should contact their state dental boards to learn more about the educational requirements needed. Some states require students to complete at least one year of formal educ... More »

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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. More »

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Some qualifications required to become a dental assistant instructor are an associate or higher degree in dental assisting and proper dental assistant certification from the Dental Assisting National Board. Different sta... More »

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People who wish to pursue a career as a dental assistant in the United States should first take an accredited dental assisting course and pass the Certified Dental Assistant exam of the Dental Assisting National Board be... More »

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One of the best ways to check for malpractice suits against a dentist is to look him up with his state's dental board. The dental board also has information about complaints that have not progressed to lawsuits. More »

Tests.com, DANB.org and RDAprep.com each offer dental assistant practice tests. Users can select from free sample tests and/or purchase additional computerized testing and practice materials. More »

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