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 Dental Hygiene
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SchoolThe University of British Columbia - Vancouver
LocationVancouver, BC, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 44,882
Full-time Graduate: 9,981
DegreeBachelor
Honours
Co-op
Length4 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*70%
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
Prerequisites Notes
  • Graduation from high school
  • Minimum of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English (or their equivalents)
  • At least six academic/non-academic Grade 12 courses (recommended, but not required)
Cost
National: $6,178
International: $46,635

More information on tuition fees can be found on the UBC undergrad tuition fees webpage.
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DescriptionPrepare for a career as a dental hygienist as you study both theory and evidence-based practice. Dental hygiene theory and practice draw on biomedical, social and behavioural sciences as well as the body of dental hygiene knowledge. Key responsibilities of dental hygienists include health promotion, education, clinical therapy, research, change agent, and administration.

The Dental Hygiene program prepares you to become a dental hygienist committed to advancing oral health and community service. Dental Hygiene is a health profession involving theory and evidence-based practice that draw on biomedical, social, and behavioural sciences, as well as the body of dental hygiene knowledge. Dental hygienists are responsible for health promotion, education, clinical therapy, research, and administration. The practice of dental hygiene involves collaboration with clients, dentists, dental assistants, other health professionals, and society.
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