Phone: (804) 828-9096
The Dental Hygiene Program in the Department of Oral Health Promotion and Community Outreach 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.