The State of Nevada does not require dental
assistants to be registered or licensed with the Nevada State Board of Dental
Examiners. Dental Assistants are employed, authorized and supervised by the
Nevada licensed dentist. Dental Assistants are not required to be
Pursuant to NAC 631.260,
the licensed dentist must provide a certified statement to the Board that his
personnel received adequate training in radiographic procedures.
Pursuant to NAC 631.220, dental assistant’s duties are defined under the
employ, authorization and supervision of the licensed dentist. This scope of
practice defines the duties you may perform. If you are asked to perform a duty
not set forth in NAC 631.220,
you may contact the Board office to ensure compliance with this regulation.