Program Facts

Complete your associate degree in as few as 21 months.

Learn to provide cleanings, take x-rays, and promote oral health in our on-site clinic.

Program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).

 Program Overview

Train for a career that gets smiles with Concorde in San Bernardino. 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.

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 21 months 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
  • #1

    Best Health Care Support Job according to U.S. News & World Report

  • #1

    California’s Rank in Employment of dental hygienists, 2019

  • 11%

    National Job Growth projected from 2018-2028

Job
Outlook

Dental hygienist job openings should grow as more people seek dental services. California is also the top employer for this occupation!

Accreditation Statement
The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements”. 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.