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Professional Exam and Licensure
Please review the NBDHE Guide, specifically the Eligibility Requirements, Rules of Conduct, Test Regulations, Irregularities/Appeals, Testing Procedures, the Testing Checklist and Frequently Asked Questions.
The Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) was founded in 1948 and is the national certification board for dental assistants. More than 35,000 dental assistants are currently DANB certified nationwide. DANB, a nonprofit organization, is a member of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence. DANB's CDA and COA certification programs are accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).
New Jersey State Board of Dentistry This board licenses and regulates dentistry and its related professions in New Jersey. The board licenses dentists, registered dental assistants, limited registered dental assistants, dental hygienists, teachers, interns, and residents studying dentistry.