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Dental Hygiene Technology

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Dental Hygiene Technology

The MDCC Dental Hygiene Program provides extraordinary clinical experiences and academic opportunities for students interested in preventive oral health care and the promotion of overall health. MDCC offers an A.A.S. degree in Dental Hygiene that allows an individual the opportunity to serve the public, work in a variety of settings, and have the ability to work flexible hours.

The growing public awareness of the benefits of oral health has significantly increased the demand for dental care and has made dental hygiene one of the country’s fastest growing careers. A key member of the professional dental team, the licensed dental hygienist is on the ”front line” of patient care, responsible for providing educational, clinical and therapeutic services that promote total health through good oral health.

About our Program

The MDCC Dental Hygiene Technology Program provides students with a general education and a comprehensive clinical dental hygiene experience that prepares them for a career in the dental hygiene profession. The program includes clinical experience in treating patients throughout the lifespan with normal oral care and general systemic conditions. All phases of dental hygiene education are covered and practiced by clinical experience.

The program consists of 51 hours of dental hygiene courses and 24 academic hours.

Graduates of the program are awarded an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. They are eligible to write the National Board of Dental Examiners, as well as individual state board examination for dental hygiene licensure.

MDCC Dental Hygiene Program Advantages

  • Low student-to-faculty ratio
  • State-of-the-art clinical facility
  • 100% pass rate on state board for nearly a decade
  • 100% pass rate on the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination for nearly a decade
  • Personable environment