University of Manitoba

Dental Hygiene

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Program Information

School:University of Manitoba
Faculty:School of Dental Hygiene
Field of Study:Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Description:The Diploma in Dental Hygiene trains students for a number of responsibilities including assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating oral disease prevention, and oral health programs for individuals and groups. The curriculum involves courses in dental sciences, clinical sciences, and behavioural sciences. Students develop and implement oral health promotion programs, and by spending more than 600 hours in a competency-based clinical curriculum, students are prepared to meet the needs of a broad range of population groups.
URL:Dental Hygiene at University of Manitoba
Course Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Careers:Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Computer and Information Science  
  •  Grade12 Applied Mathematics  or  Grade12 Precalculus 
A minimum average of 85% average over the following, with no less than 60% in each course:

1.English 40S

2.Applied Mathematics 40S or Pre-Calculus Mathematics 40S

3.One of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Computer Science 40S

* 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 August 02, 2022