Dental Hygiene Program Goals:

Patient Care:

Provide challenging clinical experiences that encompass dental hygiene care for the child, adolescent, adult, geriatric, and special needs patients so students can demonstrate clinical care that is safe, effective and ethical.

Instruction:

Provide a comprehensive curriculum in dental hygiene that reflects current practice and incorporates a variety of health care settings.

Research:

Incorporate evidence-based research into presentations for dental hygienists that require students to analyze and assess emerging technology and treatment modalities hygienist can integrate into their clinical practices.

Service:

Promote participation in professional organization and community service projects.