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Dental Assistants Schools in Arkansas - AR

Certified dental assistants (CDAs), or graduates from a dental-assisted program that is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association can apply to be a Registered Dental Assistant in Arkansas.

How CDAs or Dental Assisting School Graduates Can Register

  1. Obtain the Registration for Dental Assistants form from the State Board of Dental Examiners:
  2. 101 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 111
    Little rock, Arkansas 72201
    501-682-2085/asbde@arkansas.gov
  3. Fill out Section C of the form and attach a copy of your diploma or your CDA certificate and submit the form to the office of the State Board.

How to Obtain a Permit for Nitrous Oxide Administration and Sedation Monitoring

  1. Obtain the educational packet for Dental Assistant Registration from the State Board of Dental Examiners:
  2. 101 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 111
    Little rock, Arkansas 72201
    501-682-2085/asbde@arkansas.gov
  3. Complete an approved nitrous oxide administration and monitoring course (a current list of approved course instructors can be found at http://www.asbde.org/applications/2009/nitrous_courses_updated_9-22-09.pdf).
  4. Fill out Sections A and C of the Registration for Dental Assistants form.
  5. Submit the form, with a copy of your nitrous oxide certificate to the office of the State Board.

Through campus based and online programs, aspiring Dental Assistants in Little Rock, Fayetteville and Jonesboro, Arkansas may be able to prepare themselves for the possibility of employment in some of the largest hospitals and healthcare facilities in the state including Arkansas Regional Medical Center, Saint Vincent Infirmary Medical Center, Baptist Health Medical Center, and White County Medical Center North.

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