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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) and the American Dental Hygiene Licensing Examination (ADHLEX).

Dental Programs

Program Options

Dental Assisting

Dental Hygiene

Career Outlook


$75K

Median annual salary for dental hygienists

$39K

Median annual salary for dental assistants

11%

Growth in employment over next 10 years

219,800

Dental Hygienists jobs in the U.S.

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