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Dentist Employers

Dentist employers are required to keep a documentation file of approved training and certifications for each Registered Dental Assistant. The Board office does not keep documentation for Registered Dental Assistants. All documentation of approved training and certifications must be kept in a personnel file of the dentist employer under 201 KAR 8:201 Section 2:

Section 2. General Registration Requirements and General Training Requirements.

(1) A dentist licensed in the Commonwealth shall register all dental assistants in his or her practice on the Application for Renewal of Dental Licensure incorporated by reference in 201 KAR 8:530.
(2) The dentist shall retain in the personnel file for the registered dental assistant the following:
(a) A copy of the certificate of completion issued for the completion of the Coronal Polishing Course if the course has been taken by the dental assistant;
(b) A copy of the certificate of completion issued for the completion of the Radiation Safety Course if the course has been taken by the dental assistant;
(c) A copy of the certificate of completion issued for the completion of the Radiation Techniques Course if the course has been taken by the dental assistant;
(d) A copy of the certificate of completion issued for the completion of the Starting Intravenous Access Lines if the course has been taken by the dental assistant;
(e) A copy of proof of having current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) that meets or exceeds the guidelines set forth by the American Heart Association, as incorporated by reference in 201 KAR 8:531; and
(f) A statement of the competency of procedures delegated to the dental assistant from the delegated duties list that includes the name of the:
(i) Individual trained; and
(ii) Licensee attesting to the competency of the Dental Assistant

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