Interested students are encouraged to contact a counselor in the Office of Admissions to obtain
information about the program.
The Dental Hygiene curriculum provides individuals with the knowledge and skills to access,
plan, implement, and evaluate dental hygiene care for the individual and the community.
Students will learn to prepare the operatory, take patient histories, note abnormalities, plan care,
teach oral hygiene, clean teeth, take x-rays, apply preventive agents, complete necessary chart entries,
and perform other procedures related to dental hygiene care.
Graduates of this program may be eligible to take national and state/regional examinations for
licensure which are required to practice dental hygiene. Employment opportunities include dental
offices, clinics, schools, public health agencies, industry, and professional education.
View course & hour requirements for Dental Hygiene - A45260