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Dental Hygiene

Dental Hygiene

As a dental hygienist you will become a valuable asset in a dental practice, responsible for teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene techniques and counseling them regarding good nutrition and its impact on oral health. Due to the unique nature of the job, dental hygienists enjoy a flexible work schedule ideal for balancing career and lifestyle needs.

Goals of the School of Dental Hygiene

The goals of the Rio Salado College School of Dental Hygiene are to:

  1. Prepare graduates who possess the skills and knowledge to competently, legally, and ethically assess, plan, implement, and evaluate dental hygiene services for diverse populations.
  2. Provide a curriculum that facilitates instructional strategies that enhance student learning.
  3. Provide graduates a learning environment that fosters a commitment to scientific inquiry, life-long learning, community service, and professional development.

Degree Program:

Enroll in our dental hygienist program today! Students interested in the dental hygiene program are encouraged to contact an academic advisor. Learn more about our class schedule, degree programs, enrollment, and financial aid.

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Attend an information session and tour of the dental clinic.

Session dates: 2/5/20, 5/6/20, 8/5/20, 11/4/20
Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm
Location: All sessions will begin at the Rio Salado Dental Clinic 2250 W. 14th St. Tempe, AZ.

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