A person seeking licensure to practice dental assisting in Minnesota must provide the board:
a completed application;
evidence of having graduated from a school of dental assisting accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. If the curriculum of the school does not include training in the expanded procedures specified in part 3100.8500, the applicant must successfully complete a board-approved course in these procedures;
evidence of passing the board's state licensing examination within the past five years;
evidence of passing a national board examination for the practice of dental assisting within the past five years;
evidence of passing the board's jurisprudence examination within the past five years;
documentation of current CPR certification; and
If an applicant fails twice any part of the board's state licensing examination required by Minnesota Statutes, section 150A.06, subdivision 2a, the applicant must not retake the examination until the applicant successfully completes additional education provided by an institution accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation or an independent instructor approved by the board. The education must cover all of the subject areas failed by the applicant in each of the two examinations. The applicant may retake the examination only after the institution or independent instructor provides to the board information specifying the areas failed in the previous examinations and the education provided to address the areas failed, and certifies that the applicant has successfully completed the education. The applicant must take the additional education required in this subpart each time the applicant fails the board's state licensing examination twice.
A licensed dental assistant may renew a dental assisting license according to the terms of renewal under part 3100.1700.
To reinstate a terminated dental assisting license, the applicant must comply with the requirements of part 3100.1850.
A person applying for a dental assisting license who wants the authority under the license to administer nitrous oxide inhalation analgesia must comply with the requirements of part 3100.3600, subpart 15.
10 SR 1612; 20 SR 2474; 35 SR 459; 39 SR 1455; 46 SR 908
March 17, 2022
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes