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The Salt Lake Community College program in Dental Hygiene is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of approval without reporting requirements. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678. The Commission’s web address is:


Accreditation Liaison Officer: 
Jeff Aird, 
Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness Division

Dental Hygiene Program Five Year Outcomes

Class of Graduation Rate NBDHE* WREB-DH* WREB-LA*
2022 100% 100% 100% 100%
2021 100% 100% 100% 100%
2020 100% 93% 100%


2019 100% 100% 100% 100%
2018 100% 100% 100% 100%
5 Year Average 100% 98.6% 100% 100%

* NBDHE: National Board Dental Hygiene Examination
* CDCA-WREB-DH: Commission on Dental Competency-Western Regional Examining Board, Clinical-Dental Hygiene
* WREB-LA: Western Regional Examining Board, Clinical-Local Anesthesia

Salt Lake Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

For additional information, please visit Salt Lake Community College accreditation website.