S.C. Dental Assistant X-ray Safety Exam
Now Online. Complies with Board of Dentistry & LLR Requirements
This South Carolina LLR & Dental Board-compliant online structured x-ray safety certification course and exam is for dental assistants who work with dental x-ray. You must pass the exam, fulfilling mandates set forth by the Board of Dentistry. You then receive your Certificate of Completion. To register a dental assistant to take this online structured course & exam, complete the below to process the registration fee:
- Complete the below boxes and click the "Pay Now" button.
- On the next screen select "Pay with Debit or Credit Card."
- The one-time fee is $159.00. Include registrant's S.C. dentist's name (if any).
Your login credentials will be approved & emailed to you within a few hours.
Enter the assistant's and dentist's (if any) names in the spaces below.
Radiation Safety Certification is required for anyone taking x-rays in a South Carolina dental office. If your certification is from another state you still need to take this exam to become S.C. radiation safety-certified. If you are already working for or have a dentist who will sign off on your competency to operate an x-ray machine, you may register for this course and exam. You return here to log in, complete the exercises, and then take and pass the final exam. Your Certificate of Completion is then sent to you.
*Regarding the question "Does this course satisfy South Carolina Law?"
"YES..." In 2005, the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (LLR) formally recognized this structured course, citing in its letter of approval: "If your course is developed and/or endorsed by organizations and agencies such as the ADA, AGD, CERP, dental colleges or schools accredited by the American Dental Association, etc., then your course is accepted in S.C."
South Carolina LLR Chapter 39-16 regulation states the following:
The South Carolina Board of Dentistry says that "Structured courses that are Board-approved are given by American Dental Association (ADA)-accredited schools and their constituents," among others. This course was developed by intelliDENT solutions, inc., a constituent of the American Dental Association as an ADA Recognized Provider of Continuing Education (CERP) and documented at:
intelliDENT solutions, inc. is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. C.E. credits are not awarded for this course.