Apply for Advanced Practice Authorization
Orthodontics is an advanced practice. You must be authorized by us before providing advanced practice dental assisting services.
We have two pathways to advanced practice authorization:
These programs are Approved:
To apply through an Approved Program you must:
To apply through Substantial Equivalence you must:
*If you are applying for a Practice Permit (Registration/Reinstatement), submit your Application for Advanced Practice Authorization with your Registration Application or Reinstatement Application.
There are other factors that may impact your eligibility for advanced practice authorization. Check our applications and Registration Policies for details.
This information is subject to change at any time.