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.

eLicense Ohio Portal - Apply 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 all three (3) hepatitis B shots dates, OR
II. A Positive/ Reactive/  >10 hepatitis surface antibodies titer, OR
III.  At the very Least we will accept  proof that the first and second shots were administered, and the third shot (full date) is scheduled on a doctor's letterhead, script pad or appointment reminder. 
IV. Hepatitis B Waiver Form

Qualifications for Certificate: 
I. Proof of being a current Certified Dental Assistant CDA through either of the following:
a. Dental Assisting National Board DANB, OR 
b. Ohio Commission on Dental Assistants Certifications OCDAC
II. Proof of completing a Dental Board Approved 7-hour radiographer course
III. Proof of being licensed out of the state, must include:
a. Copy of current license, certificate, or other credential issued by another state, and 
b. Copy of transcripts and/ or certificate issued by education institution (must include hours and course content regarding dental radiology) 

Valid Credit Card (MasterCard or Visa)

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