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 Dental Hygiene Program

The Dental Hygiene curriculum is designed to prepare graduates for positions in general and specialty dental offices, hospitals, schools, public health agencies and industrial agencies.

Students are trained in educational methods and preventive clinical services which qualify them as dental health educators and competent clinicians. Emphasis is placed on the correlation between prevention, education, and the clinical phases of dental hygiene practice as well as basic and social sciences.

The Dental Hygiene Program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. This commission invites your comments concerning this program. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611.


Upcoming Program Information Session Dates

  • Wednesday, October 19, 2016--10:00AM to 12:00PM
  • Wednesday, January 18, 2017--10:00AM to 12:00PM
  • Wednesday, June 21, 2017--10:00AM to 12:00PM
  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017--10:00AM to 12:00PM

Please register if you are attending any of the above sessions, by calling Julie Benson at 515-964-6371 or emailing