Dental hygiene

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The Dental Hygiene Program in the Department of Oral Health Promotion and Community Outreach Link opens in new window offers courses leading to a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. The Dental Hygiene Program, which began in 1969, requires two years of liberal arts study, with a minimum of 60 semester hours, followed by two years of study focusing on basic and dental sciences, dental hygiene science and theory, community health, and preclinical and clinical experiences. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible for national, regional and state board licensing examinations.

The Dental Hygiene Program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association.

Open house dates

The Dental Hygiene Program will offer open house sessions on the following dates:

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April 28, 2014

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May 19, 2014

Please contact Sabrina Hise, Office Manager, at hises@vcu.edu if interested in attending an open house session.