Apr 22, 2024  
2014-2015 Catalog 
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Dental Hygiene, A.A.S.

Faculty Advisors: Dr. Debra Jo Johnson • 903-434-8352 (djohnson@ntcc.edu);  Dr. Kathy Russell • 903-434-8353 (krussell@ntcc.edu); Lorri Bagwell • 903-434-8351 (lbagwell@ntcc.edu)

Students should consult a faculty or academic advisor upon admission to this program. The Dental Hygiene Program prepares entry-level dental hygiene graduates to meet the oral healthcare needs of the public. Successful completion of the program course of study readies graduates for required national and regional board examinations prerequisite to candidate licensing. The NTCC Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). Only college-level courses apply toward curriculum completion and A.A.S.graduation requirements.

For more information about the NTCC Dental Hygiene program, please visit their website at www.ntcc.edu/index.php.

The Dental Hygiene Program is no longer accepting new students. Information is for current students only.


Program Requirements

Core Curriculum Requirements (31 Credit Hours)

Composition: 3 Hours

One course:

Mathematics: 3 Hours

 Choose one course from the following:

Speech: 3 Hours

 Choose one course from the following:

Natural Sciences: 16 Hours

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 Hours

One course:

Minimum Required - 72 Credit Hours


Courses within the Dental Hygiene Program are required in a specific sequence and are only offered once a year.

Please see an advisor for a guideline on sequence and timing of course work.

♦ Designates a prerequisite course that must be completed prior to application.

* Designates a prerequisite course that must be completed prior to beginning the program.