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Dental Hygiene

Achieve an Associate Degree in as few as 18 months*

Help Others Keep Their Smiles Healthy

  • Complete your associate degree in as few as 18months.
  • Learn to provide cleanings, take x-rays, and promote oral health.
  • Program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation(CODA).

Program Overview

Train for a career that gets smiles with Concorde in Tampa. Our CODA-accredited Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene program offers you the foundation of science, professional knowledge and clinical skills you need to help others preserve their oral (and overall) health.

As a dental hygienist, you’ll work within dental practices to provide cleanings, perform screenings and take x-rays. You’ll also provide education on at-home care to patients. Finally, you’ll act as an important source of information for the dentist, alerting them to problems or changes in a patients’ dental health.

Take the Next Step Now

Think you’d love to become a dental hygienist? Contact Concorde Tampa today to learn if our dental hygiene degree program is right for you!

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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?

Curriculum

Dental Hygiene Curriculum

The dental hygiene associate degree program at Concorde covers general education, dental science and practical skills. Thanks to our on-site dental clinic, you can also gain supervised clinical experience treating patients and serving the local community while you learn. You can complete this program in as few as 18months of study, including board certification exam review.

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Dental Materials
  • Dental Office Management
  • Dental Radiography
  • Periodontology
  • Dental Public Health
  • Dental Law and Ethics

Career Outlook

Job Outlook

Dental hygienist job openings should grow as more people seek dental services.

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

Accreditation and Licensure

The program in dental hygiene 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.