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Dental Hygiene

  • Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
  • 82 credits
  • 2 Years
  • Delivery Method: On-Campus

Why Study Dental Hygiene at LSC?

Want to become a dental hygienist? Apply to the Lake Superior College dental hygiene program in Duluth, MN! Get hands-on experience working with patients in our on-site clinic. Learn the specific skills you’ll need to work in the practice of dental hygiene. You’ll graduate with a thorough understanding of dental hygiene practices. You’ll leave ready to be licensed. Take the Dental Hygiene National Board Examination and the Central Regional Clinical Examination to get your license.

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Career Information

Visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the MN Dept of Employment & Economic Development, and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) to gather valuable career information such as wage reports, career outlook, job prospects, industry trends, and career opportunities. These tools are available to help empower students to make informed decisions about their educational and professional paths.

Below you will find the Career Field and Career Cluster that this program is related to. Learn more about if this career area fits your interests!

Is Health Science right for you?

Health science workers promote health and wellness. They diagnose and treat injuries and disease. As a physician, dentist, or nurse, you could work directly with patients. You could also work in a laboratory to get information used in research or provide administrative support by keeping medical records.

Plan Your Education

The Dental Hygiene Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your degree at Lake Superior College.

View approximate total tuition and fees for MN residents to complete this degree.

This program may be completed in 2 years if prerequisites are complete.

This program has additional entry requirements.

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Prospective LSC Students: Learn more about the application process.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Job-shadow experience
  • Basic sciences
  • Skills needed to provide preventive dental hygiene services
  • Knowledge of current comprehensive dental hygiene services
  • Treat patients in a caring and professional manner

Accreditation

The Lake Superior College Dental hygiene program is going through reaccreditation through Commission on Dental Accreditation (CoDA). You may request a written copy of the standards from CoDA by calling 1-312-440-4653 or by email. Please see the link for contact information. All public comments must be emailed to the appropriate Commission staff. Comments should not be sent to the Commission office via the US Postal Service.

Want to Learn More?

Contact Student Services at (218) 733-7601 or (800) 432-2884 ext. 7601 or contact Kjersta Watt, Program Director, at (218) 733-5988 or [email protected].

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