Dental Hygiene/Hygienist  Program Description

 
 
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist. A program that prepares individuals to clean teeth and apply preventive materials, provide oral health education and treatment counseling to patients, identify oral pathologies and injuries, and manage dental hygiene practices. Includes instruction in dental anatomy, microbiology, and pathology; dental hygiene theory and techniques; cleaning equipment operation and maintenance; dental materials; radiology; patient education and counseling; office management; supervised clinical training; and professional standards.

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This program is available in these options:

  • Certificate program
  • Associate degree
  • Bachelor's degree


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