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DENTAL HYGIENE, A.A.S.

The application deadline for the Spring 2020 Dental Hygiene cohort is December 13, 2019. All applications and required materials must be received by the Admissions Department by this date to be considered for admission into the program.


Dental Hygiene students are prepared, in a state-of- the-art clinical setting, to perform preventive dental hygiene procedures including dental prophylaxis, dental radiographs, topical fluorides, anxiety and pain control procedures, oral health education, infection control procedures and dental office procedures.

OPPORTUNITIES BEGIN HERE

  • With an emphasis on the theory, practice, and clinical aspects of Dental Hygiene, the College is committed to socially responsible education and patient care with highly visible and active service to the public in our state-of- the art on-site Community Dental Clinic.
  • The program not only prepares students to meet the academic requirements of licensure, but teaches them to be compassionate and caring practitioners with a sincere sense of responsibility to the health of individual patients and communities.

GRADUATE WORKFORCE READY

  • Graduates of the Dental Hygiene program are prepared for entry-level practice in a variety of settings with the overall goal of supporting patients in the pursuit of optimal oral health.
  • Given successful curriculum and competency completion, graduates will be qualified to take the Dental Hygiene National Board Examination and the Commission on Dental Assessments Examination.

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