San Juan College offers a Dental Hygiene Program leading to an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree. This program provides the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to enter the profession of dental hygiene. Dental Hygiene is among today’s top 10 jobs with the strongest employment outlook and highest wages. Training includes more than 600 hours of clinical experience working with patients in the programs state of the art dental clinic. Students who complete the program will be well prepared to enter this exciting profession with job placement currently over 98%.

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The Deadline for applicants is 5:00 pm MST on the first Thursday in April of each year.

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Dental Hygiene Accreditation Logo CODAThe program in dental hygiene is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of approval without reporting requirements.

The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education.

The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678.  The Commission’s web address is: http://www.ada.org/en/coda

The San Juan College Dental Hygiene Program will be undergoing an accreditation site visit on June 7-8, 2017.  Interested parties may submit comments to the Commission on Dental Accreditation.

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF COMMENTS IN THE COMMISSION OFFICE: APRIL 7, 2017.

All comments must relate to accreditation standards and required accreditation policies.  Interested parties may contact the Commission on Dental Accreditation for a copy of the appropriate accreditation standards, the Commissions policy on third party comments or to submit comments at:

Commission on Dental Accreditation 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, 1-800-621-8099, ext. 4653.