The Oakland Community College Dental Hygiene Program is seeking accreditation for its program for 2021-2028 and invites the public to participate in the process. Read the CODA (Commission on Dental Accreditation) request and format for Third Party Comments. The United States Department of Education (USDE) procedures require accrediting agencies to provide an opportunity for third-party comment, either in writing or at a public hearing (at the accrediting agencies’ discretion) with respect to institutions or programs scheduled for review.
Become a Dental Hygienist
- Like Helping People
- Enjoy Working with your Hands
- Interested in Improving the Oral Health of Public
- Helping Prevent Diseases in Patients
- Promoting Good Oral Health Practices to all
A career that makes a difference
Dental hygienists are important members of the dental health care team who work with dentists in the delivery of dental care to patients. Hygienists use their knowledge and clinical skills to provide comprehensive dental hygiene care for patients. They use their interpersonal skills to motivate and instruct patients on methods to prevent oral disease and to maintain oral and general health.