Dental hygienists are licensed dental professionals who provide direct patient care, specializing in periodontal therapy and oral health education. They are employed in dental clinics, school settings and public health agencies. The Dental Hygiene Program is fully accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation and consists of two academic years resulting in an Associate of Applied Science degree. Students are also prepared for national and regional licensing exams.
For information on prerequisite courses and application procedures, visit Health Professions Admissions in HT 205 or phone 971-722-4795. Visit us Online at www.pcc.edu/dh