The Dental Assistant Alignment was approved by the Kansas Board of Regents on May 17, 2012.
Colleges are granted one year from the approval date to implement the alignment.
State Business and Industry Committee Recommendation:
Business and industry feedback provided the following recommendations regarding Dental Assistants:
1. Eligible to sit for the Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) credential.
2. Completion of a Dental Assistant educational program.