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Dental Programs

Dental Programs

Dental Programs

Recognized by the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners and the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), HCC's Dental Assisting Program features dental assisting faculty who are knowledgeable and well-versed in the subject matter. Students get hands-on experience in HCC’s dental lab, which is well equipped for pre-clinical education. The Dental Hygiene Program is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and clinical practice to function effectively in all areas of a professional dental hygienist. Graduates of the Dental Hygiene Program are eligible to sit for the Commission on Dental Competency Assessments (CDCA).

Dental Programs

Program Options

Dental Assisting

Dental Hygiene

Important Information

Career Outlook


Median annual salary for dental hygienists


Median annual salary for dental assistants


Growth in employment over next 10 years

More Career Data

Disclaimer: In certain professions within this area of study, a license is required prior to entering the workforce. Hagerstown Community College cannot guarantee professional licensure based solely upon the completion of a program of study. Please review the list of applicable programs, as well as details for licensure requirements within your state of residence, by visiting our “Professional Licensure Disclosure” webpage.