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Dental Hygiene


If you have a desire to serve the needs of dental patients and dentists in an exciting, fast-paced work setting, or you’ve been searching for dental hygienist programs, Concorde Career College can help you put your passion to work.

Serve your career by serving dental health

Concorde’s dental hygiene degree can put you on the path to a rewarding career in health care, where you can have a meaningful impact on dental health in your community.

Career-driven curriculum

Your search for dental hygiene schools that offer real-world career training ends at Concorde. We offer practical skills and knowledge that can transfer directly to the workplace.

Career outlook*

Dental hygienist jobs are projected to grow at a higher-than-average rate of 33%. This field is forecasted to continue its growth because of increased research linking oral health to general health. The median dental hygienist salary in 2012 was $70,210; however, this varies depending on region. Find out more about what a career in dental hygiene looks like.
*Source: 2012-2022

Financial aid

Concorde Career College wants to serve your future success. Part of our commitment to you is ensuring you have access to comprehensive information and guidance in determining your eligibility for and pursuing financial aid resources. Financial aid is available to those who qualify, and scholarship programs are also offered by Concorde for those who qualify.

Join our family

To learn more about how to get started earning your degree in dental hygiene, request information, or call Concorde Career College at 1-800-693-7010.

Opportunity awaits.

*Program length varies by location

Classroom-to-career skills training

Concorde’s dental hygiene school can prepare you through an array of skill sets that include:

  • Extraoral and intraoral exams
  • Periodontal and dental exams
  • Patient history reviews
  • Vital sign checks
  • Risk assessments

Where can a dental hygienist work?

Dental hygienists are in demand in a variety of job settings, including:

  • Private practice
  • Group practice
  • Specialty practices
  • Public health
  • Hospital dental clinics


Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

*Memphis campus is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE).

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between a dental hygienist and dental assistant?

Dental assistants provide both clinical and administrative support in a dental office through tasks such as managing patient charts, scheduling appointments, taking X-rays, sterilizing equipment, and many other responsibilities. Dental hygienists perform cleanings and educate patients regarding general oral care and individualized dental health plans.

How long is the dental hygiene program?

You can complete the dental hygiene program in as few as 17 months. Program length can vary by campus. Please check with an admissions advisor for program length information.

When does the dental hygiene program start?

Click here, or call 1-800-693-7010 to find out when a program starts at a campus location near you.

What is the dental hygienist career outlook?

According to, this job field is expected to grow by 33% through 2022. As oral health is increasingly linked to general health, the continuing need for dental hygienists is expected to rise. For more information on career profiles, click here.

Why should I become a dental hygienist?

You can join an exciting, challenging and growing employment field where professional satisfaction can be high as you nurture the health of others on a daily basis. You can achieve your dreams of serving a critical role on the front lines of patient care in a variety of job settings.

Does Concorde have online dental hygiene programs?

No, but we offer our dental hygienist degree program at a variety of campus locations throughout the country.

Does Concorde offer dental hygiene externships?

No, Concorde does not offer externship opportunities in this area at this time, but we do incorporate real-world training experiences in our programs.

How much is tuition for Concorde’s dental hygiene programs?

For program-specific tuition information, please see our program disclosures, or call 1-800-693-7010.