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A dental hygienist is a licensed oral health professional who promotes optimum oral health by providing education and therapeutic services to adults and children. A career in Dental Hygiene provides entry into a variety of professional opportunities including clinician, educator, administrator, public health worker, government worker, researcher or international health care provider.

SLCC offers dental hygiene students a comprehensive, affordable, high quality education taught by expert health care providers with advanced degrees. Our small class sizes allow students to engage in personalized educational experiences through individual attention and peer collaboration, and our staff of knowledgeable dental hygienists and dentists supervise students in our innovative, modern, on-site dental hygiene clinic equipped with current technology.

Essential Functions for Career and Program Success

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Program Contacts

Program Coordinator

Renee Mendenhall
Jordan Campus
High Tech Center, Room 135B
Phone: 801-957-6070

Academic/Career Advisor

Angela Harvey
Jordan Campus
Phone: 801-957-2689
Email: angela.harvey

Clinic Manager: Wendee Shorter
Clinic Appointments: 801-957-6001