Coronal Polishing


The new system launched on August 22, 2016, all applications and renewals will need to be completed online.  The Board no longer accepts paper applications or paper checks since the new elicensing system is active.

The Board has made every effort to include the information you need to apply for Coronal Polishing on this website. If you have questions or concerns about the licensure process, contact us at or call 614-466-2580 and speak with our licensing coordinator.

Please provide the necessary information/documentation required for processing your license application. You will be notified if any information/documentation is missing or not accepted.  Please allow up to 20 calendar days to process a complete application.


Certificate Requirements: Ohio Revised Code 4715-11-03.1

Before You Start: Make sure you have the following items or the application will not allow you to advance. All applications must be complete before submission.


A Coronal Polishing applicant must be one of the following to apply:

I. A current Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) through the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) OR

II. A current CDA through the Commission on Ohio Dental Assistants Certification (CODA)

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Fee: $19.00 / No Renewal (never expires) – however you must keep your CDA certificate current through either DANB or CODA to perform Coronal Polishing duties.


Mailing / Public Address: The address should be the same for both and should be your home address. Only the city and state show up on the public look-up. 
Employment History 
Education History - Type "Other" to enter education institutions that are not found. 
Background Questions 
Required Uploads: 
Identification Photo: Must be in color, forward-facing, shoulders and above
Hepatitis B Immunity:  
            I. Vaccination record showing full dates of all three (3) hepatitis B shots, OR
            II. Blood titer test results. Acceptable results are: reactive; positive; or >10, OR
            III. Proof that the first and second shots were administered (full dates of both), and the

third shot (full date) scheduled on a doctor's letterhead, or script pad, or appointment reminder card, OR

            IV. Hepatitis B Waiver Form

Proof of Current CDA:

I. Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) certificate with expiration date, OR

II. Commission on Ohio Dental Assistants Certification (CODA) certificate with expiration date.
Proof of Qualifications for Coronal Polishing Certificate:
            I. Certificate of completion of board-approved coronal polishing course and proof of passing the

standardization exam within 90 days of application, OR
II. Proof of current license/certificate/credential issued by another state AND a copy of transcripts

and/or certificate issued by education institution - must include hours and course content regarding coronal polishing and exam – 4715-11-03.1(B)-(C). 

Valid Credit Card (MasterCard or Visa)


Coronal Polishing Approved Training Program: Ohio Revised Code 4715-11-03.1

Approved Coronal Polishing Courses