Dental Assistant Radiographer

Important Renewal Information- All renewals must be completed online, there is no longer a paper renewal option. 

There is a helpdesk set up for Radiographers having trouble registering/renewing on the new eLicense portal

Toll free: 855-405-5514
Local: 614-728-4077


The Board has made every effort to include the information you need to apply for Dental Assistant Radiographer 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 4715-12-02

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 Dental Assistant Radiographer applicant have one of the following to apply:

I. Proof of completing a board-approved dental radiography training program presented by either of

the following:  (a) An accredited educational institution or program; or (b) A permanent sponsor of continuing education as listed in paragraphs(A)(1) to (A)(9) of rule 4715-8-02 of the Administrative Code.  Current list of board-approved dental radiography training.  OR

II. Proof of holding current certification as a dental assistant which included required examination in

radiography as a component from the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB), or the Ohio Commission on Dental Assistant Certification (CODA).  OR

III. Proof of holding a current license, certificate, or other credential issued by another state that the board

determines uses standards for dental assistant radiographers that are at least equal to those established by state dental board rules.  Current Board standards 4715-12-04

eLicense Ohio PortalApply Online
Fee: $32.00 / Renewal: $32.00

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

Expired Radiographer Certificate Renewal

Continuing Education Requirements: Ohio Revised Code 4715-12-05

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.

eLicense Ohio Portal- Renew online
Fee: $32.00

Required Upload:Proof of completing at least two (2) hours of Continuing Education on Radiography from an approved sponsor


Radiographer Course Approval: Ohio Revised Code 4715-12-04 

Initial Training:
Approved Radiology Course List 

Permissible Practices

Permissible Practice for the Dental Assistant Ohio Revised Code 4715-12-01 

     Monitoring of nitrous oxide-oxygen (N2O-Oc2) minimal sedation
– Requirements: Ohio Administrative Code 4715-11-02.1

     Dental Assistant Radiographer Certificate – Requirements: Ohio Administrative Code 4715-12-02

     Pit and fissure sealants – Requirements: Ohio Administrative Code 4715-11-03 (B)(1)

     Coronal Polishing Certificate – Requirements: Ohio Administrative Code 4715-11-03.1

     Practice when the dentist is not physically present – Requirements: Ohio Administrative Code 4715-11-03.2