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In-Demand Dental Hygiene Program

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Classes on your schedule

Day and evening classes are available in on-campus and hybrid formats.

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Clinical training and hands-on experience

Learn hands-on through dental simulators, community enrichment, and clinical experience.

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Career-focused education

Complete your education and begin working in the field in only 24 months full time.

Start your future today with a dental hygiene degree

With dental hygienists in demand, you will find great opportunities for career growth and job security. Dental hygienists have the opportunity to work in clinical, corporate, educational, public health, and research settings offering preventative services and promoting good oral health daily.

Our program prepares students to become dental professionals ready to assist the public and the community by providing clinical and therapeutic services as well as oral dental education.

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Lisa Babella

“Dental hygienists don’t only clean teeth. We are oral healthcare providers. We can be advocates, researchers, and administrators. We have so many different facets of our job.”

Financing your dental hygiene education

At Goodwin, there are many kinds of financial aid available to students, including grants and scholarships that don’t have to be paid back, student loans that will have to be repaid, and work-study opportunities that provide a regular paycheck.

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Program curriculum

Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible to apply for the National Board exams. After successfully passing the National Board exams, students will obtain a Connecticut Dental Hygienist Licensure.

Coursework includes:

DHP 105 Radiology
DHP 102 Periodontology
DHP 106 Pharmacology and Pain Management
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Hands-on training

At Goodwin University, you can start providing compassionate dental care before you even enter the field. In our Dental Hygiene program, you’ll gain hands-on experience in our state-of-the-art Dental Hygiene Clinic, which operates just like a real dental office. Under the supervision of our licensed faculty, you’ll perform cleanings, provide treatments, take x-rays, and more! Through these clinical training sessions, you’ll play a direct role in providing accessible, affordable dental care to your community.

Ready to start changing lives? Let’s do it — one smile at a time.

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Download your very own associate degree in Dental Hygiene guide!

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Take your next steps to becoming a Dental Hygienist today!

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Start classes September 9!