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Dental Hygiene

Achieve an Associate Degree in as few as 18 months*

As a Dental Hygienist, you’re an integral part of the dental team working directly with patients, helping them with their oral care. Hygienists clean teeth, examine patients for oral diseases, take and develop x-rays, and provide other preventive dental care. Most Dental Hygienists work in dental offices, but some work in a physician’s office or with the government.

Serve your career by serving dental health

The accredited Dental Hygiene Associate Degree program at Concorde Career College offers practical skills and knowledge in extraoral and intraoral exams, periodontal and dental exams, patient history reviews, and risk assessments. Our Dental Hygiene program is offered in Garden Grove, Aurora, Kansas City, and our other campuses.

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Do you want to serve the needs of dental patients and dentists in an exciting, fast-paced work setting? Are you searching for a Dental Hygiene school near you? Concorde can help. Request more information or call us today to start on the path to a rewarding career in dental health.

*Program length can vary by location, see specific Campus Catalog for program length; California campus Dental Hygiene program may be completed in as few as 21 months.

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Have an Associate Degree in Healthcare?
Currently Licensed Dental Hygienist?
Currently a Licensed Surgical Technologist?
Currently a Registered Nurse (RN)?
Currently a LDA or RDA?
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Curriculum

Curriculum

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

Classroom-to-career skills training

Concorde's dental hygiene program 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

Career Outlook

Career Outlook

Dental hygienist jobs are projected to grow at a faster-than-average rate of 6 percent. This field is forecast to continue its growth because of increased research linking oral health to general health. Find out more about what a career in dental hygiene looks like.

*Source: BLS.gov 2019-2029

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

Financial Aid

Financial Aid

As part of our commitment to your success, Concorde ensures that you have access to comprehensive information and guidance in navigating the financial aid process. Concorde offers financial aid and scholarship programs to those who qualify.

Accreditation

FOR THE CAMPUSES AT GARDEN GROVE, SAN DIEGO, AURORA, KANSAS CITY, DALLAS AND SAN ANTONIO:

The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements.” The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. Commission on Dental Accreditation: 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 440-4653; http://www.ada.org/en/coda.

FOR THE CAMPUS OF SAN BERNARDINO:

The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements”. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. The Commission’s web address is: http://www.ada.org/en/coda.

FOR THE CAMPUS OF  ORLANDO AND TAMPA:

The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “initial accreditation”. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. The Commission’s web address is: http://www.ada.org/en/coda.

Additional Info

Below you will find campus-specific information about the Dental Hygiene program.

SAN DIEGO CAMPUS
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Application Packet

SAN BERNARDINO CAMPUS
Application Packet

SAN DIEGO CAMPUS
Application Packet