Cambrian College

Dental Hygiene

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Program Information

School:Cambrian College
Faculty:Health Sciences, Nursing and Emergency Services
Degree:Diploma; Advanced
Field of Study:Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Description:Train to be an integral member of oral health care teams in private practices, public health units, long-term care facilities, mobile dental practices, and industry. You'll have tons of opportunities for hands-on practical learning on manikins, your classmates, and clients from Sudbury in the College's on-campus Dental Clinic. You'll also be involved in health promotion initiatives that will look impressive on your resumé.
URL:Dental Hygiene at Cambrian 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.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Biology  or  Grade11 Chemistry 
Please note: A minimum of 60% is required in each prerequisite courses

Recommended: computer competency in relevant software
Application Notes : Criminal Record check (Vulnerable Sector Screening) as required for placements. (Please note: a criminal record is a serious impediment for the completion of program requirements. Many employer and placement agencies insist on a clear record.)

The following are required prior to the start of classes:

  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Certificate (Health Care Provider level or level C with AED

  • Immunizations: Tetanus, Diphtheria, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Hepatitis B, Poliomyelitis, Varicella (immunization or history of infection confirmed by MD)

  • Appropriate TB test

  • Flu vaccination (when distributed mid- to late fall)

  • Proof of WHMIS training

* 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 December 05, 2020