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Dental Hygiene

For Lifelong Smiles!

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The confidence to smile is quite a gift. And as a dental hygienist, that's what you’ll be giving to patients every day at work.

It’s those regular hygiene visits that help patients keep their teeth and gums healthy and avoid painful procedures or dentures (ouch!).

Your patients will thank you.

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Dental Hygiene

An accredited program

Our Dental Hygiene program has received initial accreditation from the Commission on Dental Accreditation!

For a look at the courses in the program, visit the College Catalog.

By the time you graduate, you’ll have all the skills you need for immediate employment as a registered dental hygienist after graduation, including:

  • Assessing oral conditions
  • Non-surgical periodontal therapy
  • Dental cleaning
  • X-ray procedures
  • Anesthesia administration
  • Taking impressions for athletic and night guards
  • Bleaching techniques
  • And more!

A working dental clinic

Your training will be in a working dental clinic, where you’ll learn from licensed dental faculty with years of experience in the dental health care field.

You’ll perfect your chairside charm taking care of real patients, who benefit greatly from the affordable dental care and low-cost services our dental clinic provides.

And the credits you earn will transfer to a four-year college or university if you want to pursue a bachelor’s degree.

You could even become a dental hygiene instructor yourself!

Need to know more?

Email or call 586.445.7161 to learn more about the Dental Hygiene program at Macomb. Your smile awaits.

Benefit from high demand

There is a shortage of dental hygienists across the country and the skills you gain in this program will be highly valued by employers.

Learn more about job opportunities in the local area using the handy tool below.

If you haven’t been recruited by a dental practice before you graduate, our Career Services team can help you with the job search, including polishing up your resume and interview skills.

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