Associate Degree of Dental Hygiene
The Dental Hygiene program will educate students to provide patient dental care to the public. Didactic, clinical and laboratory instruction is designed to develop students to be valuable members of the Dental Health Team.
Program graduates will become licensed Registered Dental Hygienists (RDH). They use educational theory and methodology to analyze oral health needs. Educational services learned will develop promotional strategies and delivery of oral health for individuals and groups. As clinicians, they will assess, plan and implement treatments for prevention, intervention, and control of oral diseases while practicing in collaboration with other professionals. Hygienist provides routine patient care and treatment for beginning to advanced stages of periodontal disease.
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