Certifying with DANB

  • Liz Koch Memorial Scholarship

    Liz Koch Memorial Scholarship

    Announcing the Liz Koch Memorial Scholarship — open to all dental assistants and other oral healthcare professionals! Download the application.

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  • Maintain Certification

    DANB Recertification

    Renewing your DANB® certification shows your commitment to lifelong learning.

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  • Hire a DANB Certified Assistant

    DANB Employer

    Dentist employers can be assured that DANB® certified employees meet national dental assisting standards.

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Getting Started

  • Select an Exam

    With a DANB certification, you'll enjoy enhanced employment opportunities! Find out how to earn your CDA®, COA® and other DANB certifications.

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  • Apply

    DANB offers national certification exams, certificates of knowledge-based competency exams and state-specific dental assisting expanded functions exams. Find out how to apply for a DANB® exam today.

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  • Prepare

    DANB wants you to be as prepared as possible for your certification and component exams with these helpful exam reference materials.

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