Dental Hygiene - Lancaster County Career & Technology Center

Dental Hygiene

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Program Overview

What is the Dental Hygiene Specialized Associate Degree Program?

The degree program combines classroom theory and laboratory experience on topics including patient assessment, documentation, prevention techniques, therapeutic dental hygiene treatment, local anesthetic, sealants, impressions, fluoride application and dental radiography for entry level dental hygienist.

Your Future as a Dental Assistant

Techinical Skills

  • Clean, maintain, and sterilize instruments and equipment.
  • Perform diagnostic tests including radiographs.
  • Administer local anesthetics.
  • Prepare surgical equipment, and pass instruments and materials for a variety of dental procedures and be able to explain these procedures to patients.

Ethical Skills

  • Demonstrate ethics and professionalism.
  • Demonstrate aseptic techniques and proper instrument processing.
  • Demonstrate entry level competency in all areas of legal dental hygiene procedures.

Job Settings

  • Private Dental Offices
  • Public Health Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Dental Insurance Companies
  • Educational Facilities
  • Dental Sales

Programs Course Catalog

Dental Hygiene (AST)

22 Months

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Why Lancaster County CTC

Your return on investment (ROI) is as important to you as it is for us. We are incredibly proud of our competitive tuition rate and completion rate.

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Affordable

Affordable hands on education opportunities with some of the best tuition rates in the region.

Small Class Size

Build personal relationships with instructors and classmates with small class sizes dedicated to your education.

What Are My Next Steps?

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