Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene Integrated Program
Are you interested in working in the Dental Assisting/Dental Hygiene field? A dental assistant is a member of a dental health team that provides chair side assistance to the dentist as well as laboratory and x-ray procedures. A dental hygienist provides cleanings, exams and x-rays under the supervision of a dentist. A separate admission process must be completed in order to be considered for the Dental Assisting/Dental Hygiene Program.
Where can I work?
Dental hygienists work in offices of dentists. A very small number work for employment services, offices of physicians, or other industries.
How much will I earn?
How long will it take to complete the program?
The program usually takes 4 semesters to complete.
What are the program options?
- Associate of Applied Science Degree
- Dental Assisting
Would you like more information?
Dr. Eric Dixon