Cégep John Abbott College

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Dental Hygiene

Cégep John Abbott College

Faculty:Career Programs
Field of Study:Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $324
National: $3,474
Careers:Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists


This program prepares the future dental hygienist to become a leader in the promotion of oral health. During the course of the 3-year program, the students will learn to assess oral health needs of the client, design personalized dental hygiene care plans, provide preventive dental hygiene therapy to clients in our on-site high tech dental clinic, take radiographs, insert and carve restorative fillings, fabricate sports mouth guards and provide tooth whitening treatments. But most of all, the students will learn to assume their role as oral health professionals and educators.

Our program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC). As a result our graduates are eligible for licensure anywhere in Canada.


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CEGEP Admission Requirements:

A Secondary School Diploma which includes: Secondary 5 Language of Instruction, Secondary 5 Second Language, Secondary 4 Mathematics, Secondary 4 Science and Technology or Secondary 4 Applied Science and Technology, Secondary 4 History and Citizenship Education.

OR a Secondary School Vocational Diploma which includes: Secondary 5 Language of Instruction, Secondary 5 Second Language, Secondary 4 Mathematics.

OR Applicants who have not studied in Québec must have education deemed equivalent by the College.

For program-specific prerequisites, please visit: http://www.johnabbott.qc.ca/academics/career-programs/dental-hygiene/
Application Notes : John Abbott College is affiliated with the Service régional d’admission du Montréal métropolitain (SRAM) and uses its online application service.

To apply:

Complete the online application at http://sram.omnivox.ca
Select John Abbott and the program of your choice along with the corresponding SRAM program number: 111.A0
If applicable, mail in photocopies of all required documents and the application fee.

* 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 September 12, 2019