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Dental HygieneA45260

Degree Health Sciences

Instructional Service Agreement with Halifax Community College

The Dental Hygiene curriculum provides individuals with the knowledge and skills to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate dental hygiene care for the individual and the community.

Students will learn to prepare the operatory, take patient histories, note abnormalities, plan care, teach oral hygiene, clean teeth, take x-rays, apply preventive agents, complete necessary chart entries, and perform other procedures related to dental hygiene care.

Employment opportunities include dental offices, clinics, schools, public health agencies, industry, and professional education.