St. Clair College

Dental Hygiene

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Program Information

School:St. Clair College
Faculty:South Campus - Centre for Applied Health Sciences
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Description:The practice of dental hygiene is “the assessment of teeth and adjacent tissues and treatment by preventive and therapeutic means, and the provision of restorative and orthodontic procedures and services” (DHA, 1991). As accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada students will be prepared to provide oral health care in a variety of environments. Graduates will work within the scope of dental hygiene practice and in accordance with the regulations of the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario.

This program targets students who have good interpersonal and communication skills. Manual dexterity is important. Students should also have good vision (with or without corrective lenses) and be willing to travel to community sites.
URL:Dental Hygiene at St. Clair College
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.

  •  Grade11 Biology 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 English 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level OR Mature Student status (nineteen years of age or older as of the first day of classes and do not have an OSSD or equivalent) plus successful completion of: Grade 12 English - ENG4U, ENG4C, EAE4C or EAE4U Senior Level Chemistry (C) or (U) Senior Level Biology (C) or (U)

Additional Admission Requirements:
    St. Clair College will continue to accept applications after the Equal Consideration Dates on a first-come, first-served basis. If the number of qualified applicants exceeds the number of available seats (oversubscribed), completed applications received at ontariocolleges.ca by the Equal Consideration date will receive first consideration

    * 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 January 25, 2018