DANB is the nationally recognized certification organization for dental assistants.
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Let DANB guide you through the recertification process.
DANB exams are recognized or required in 38 states.
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Renewing your DANB® certification shows your commitment to lifelong learning.
Dentist employers can be assured that DANB® certified employees meet national dental assisting standards.
With a DANB certification, you'll enjoy enhanced employment opportunities! Find out how to earn your CDA®, COA® and other DANB certifications.
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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Requirements for dental assistants vary from state to state. Find your state's requirements.
DANB Certified Dental Assistants earn, on average, more than dental assistants who are not DANB certified.
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