The Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB) is the nationally-recognized premier certification and credentialing agency for dental assistants. For more than 50 years, DANB has worked within, and has the support of, the dental community. When you become DANB-Certified, you join an elite group of over 30,000 Certified Dental Assistant™ (CDA®) certificants nationwide. The American Dental Association recognizes DANB as the national certification agency for dental assistants.
DANB offers national certification examinations, examinations leading to certificates of knowledge-based competency and state-specific dental assisting expanded functions examinations.
The DANB logo is a registered trademark of the Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB). CDA®, COA®, CRFDA®, CPFDA®, DANB®, and Dental Assisting National Board® are registered certification marks of DANB. RHS® and ICE® are registered service marks of DANB. CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT™ and NELDA™ are certification marks of DANB. Use of these marks is strictly prohibited, except as provided in the Usage Guidelines for DANB Trademarks, without the express written permission of DANB.