License Minnesota

Dental Assistant

Minnesota Board of Dentistry

Agency contact information:

Dentistry, Minnesota Board of
University Park Plaza
2829 University Ave. S.E., Suite 450
Minneapolis, MN 55414
(612) 617-2250 | (888) 240-4762 | (800) 627-3529 (MN Relay Service for Hearing Impaired)
(612) 617-2260(fax)
Licensing Supervisor
Contact Info: joyce.nelson@state.mn.us
(612) 548-2129

Website:

Dentistry, Minnesota Board of

Verification of Minnesota Dental Licensees

Online Services

The Minnesota Board of Dentistry examines, licenses and registers dentists, dental therapists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants and enforces the Minnesota Dental Practices Act.

Statutes:

Minn. Stats. 150A

Rules:

MINNESOTA RULES 3100.0100 - 3100.9600

Forms:

Dental Assistant Licensure Packet

Application and information is available on the Board site at Dental Assistants and Processing & Applications.

Requirements:

Graduated after September 2004 from a Minnesota dental assisting program that is (1) accredited by the Commission on Accreditation and (2) approved by the Minnesota Board of Dentistry.

Passed, within 5 years prior to application for licensure, the Minnesota Licensure State Examination. Passed, within 5 years prior to application for licensure, the Minnesota Jurisprudence Examination covering the statutes and rules of the Minnesota Board of Dentistry. Passed, within 5 years prior to application for licensure, the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Certification Exam. Must undergo a criminal background check.

Fee:

Application fee - $125.75 (Includes Application Fee, Background Check Fee and Initial Fee)

Period of Issuance:

Must be renewed. Renew biennially according to birth month and year.

Other Pertinent Information:

See also Minn. Stat. § 150A.