Complete your associate degree in as few as 22 months.*
Learn to provide cleanings, take x-rays, and promote oral health.
Program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).
Train for a career that gets smiles with Concorde in San Diego. Our CODA-accredited Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene program offers you the foundation of science, professional knowledge and clinical skills
ᶛᶛ 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 22 months* of study, including board certification exam review.
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Dental Materials
- Dental Office Management
- Dental Radiography
- Dental Public Health
- Dental Law and Ethics
*Program length may be subject to change dependent on transfer credits and course load. Please refer to current course catalog for more information. Concorde does not guarantee admittance, graduation, subsequent employment or salary amount.
ᶛᶛClinical hour requirements and delivery may vary by campus location and may be subject to change. Concorde does not guarantee clinical site assignments based upon student preference or geographic convenience; nor do clinical experiences guarantee graduation, post-clinical employment or salary outcomes.
The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on DentalAccreditation 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