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Dental Hygiene Program Details

Applications are open October 1, 2020 – April 1, 2021.

The Program is accepting applications through the normal application process. A decision about accepting a full or partial cohort or not accepting a cohort to start Fall 2021 will be made after April 1, 2021, based on the status of the Pandemic.

Registered dental hygienists are licensed clinicians who work under the direction and supervision of a licensed dentist to provide preventive and therapeutic services for the control of oral diseases. 

The Sacramento City College Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the  Commission on Dental Accreditation. For more detailed information related to the program, students should consult the current version of the PDF DownloadDental Hygiene Program Handbook (PDF).

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Information Sessions

The Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene programs hold information sessions on campus early in the semester to answer questions about each program. Check back soon - details about the next scheduled session will be available here at the beginning of each semester.

Eligibility Update

The Program now accepts ESLWR 340 for enrollment eligibility.

Job Placement Information for Community Partner Dentists

Contact for Hiring SCC Dental Hygiene Graduates:

SETA/Sacramento Works
Ira Ayers

Workforce Development Professional III
Job Developer
Cell: (916) 926.2529

Science and Allied Health Tutoring Center

Commission on Dental Accreditation

Commission on Dental Accreditation

211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611
(800) 621-8099

Commission on Dental Accreditation