7 Spielman Road • Fairfield, NJ 07004

Certified Dental Assistant in General or Ortho- Required Courses


Certification is granted through the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB)

12 CEU credits every year.  Everyone has their own personal renewal date

in addition you need a current CPR American Heart Association or one of the approved providers

All certificants, whether they hold one or more DANB certifications, must annually earn a minimum of three
(3) CDE credits that meet the following requirements:
One CDE credit on OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens standard (for example, certificants may use proof of meeting
the federally mandated OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens standard training), and
Two CDE credits on infection prevention, control or safety (for example, courses may include any topics listed
in DANB’s Infection Control exam blueprint, which includes but are not limited to information in the OSHA
Bloodborne Pathogens standard).