FAQs

Who is eligible to train for Level 1 expanded functions procedures?

Registered dental assistants and licensed dental hygienists are eligible to train in expanded functions as
outlined below.
 
Registered Dental Assistants...

What are the education and training requirements to become an expanded functions provider?

Courses, which have been reviewed and approved by the Board are acceptable for Level 1 training.  More information about Board-approved courses can be found at https://dentalboard.iowatest.gov/...

Do I have to train in all Level 1 expanded functions procedures, or can I pick and choose?

You may choose to train in any one or several of the expanded function duties in order to become a Basic Expanded Function Provider. However, to become a Certified Level 1 Provider, you must...

Where do I go to receive Level 2 expanded functions training?

Level 2 training will be provided by the College of Dentistry at the University of Iowa. More information on the Level 2 training will be posted on the Board website once it becomes available....

What documentation do I need to verify that I have completed all of the Level 1 expanded functions procedures?

The Board has a sample documentation form available,or you may develop your own form to maintain documentation. At minimum, the course trainer/teacher needs to sign off on each function,...

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