Certifying with DANB

  • Preparing for DANB exams?

    The DALE Foundation

    Study with the DALE Foundation! DANB's official affiliate, the DALE Foundation, offers online courses and study aids to help you review for DANB exams and earn CDE. Check out the course catalog to learn more!

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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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