Georgian College

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Dental Hygiene

Georgian College

Faculty:Health, Wellness and Sciences
Field of Study:Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Course Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $10,722
Careers:Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists


The Dental Hygiene program will prepare the student to assume a position as a dental hygienist capable of providing preventive and therapeutic dental hygiene services utilizing the Dental Hygiene Process. In all roles and practice settings, the dental hygienist works with the client and community using a problem-solving framework, basing all decisions, judgments and interventions on current dental hygiene research and theory. The program will prepare the graduate for the legal and ethical responsibilities of a dental hygienist and with a basic understanding of business practices related to self-employment.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •   Biology 
  •   Chemistry 
Applicants are required to have an OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C or U), Grade 12 Chemistry (C) or Grade 11 or 12 Chemistry (U), and Grade 11 or 12 Biology (C or U).

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 14, 2022