Dental Hygiene


Dental hygienists are professional members of the dental health team, providing skilled care using the highest professional knowledge, judgment and ability.

The program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. The curriculum is seven quarters and includes those expanded duties allowed by Washington State Law, including clinical experience in the Clark dental hygiene clinic under the supervision of licensed dentists and licensed dental hygienists.

Dental Hygiene offers expanded functions courses in local anesthesia, nitrous oxide administration, and restorative functions each summer. For more information please contact Corporate & Continuing Education at 360-992-2484.

Dental Hygiene Information

To have an application sent or for information about how to apply, contact the Admissions Office at heoc@clark.edu

For advising questions or information regarding preliminary requirements, contact the Health Occupation Advising Office at heoc.ed.adv@clark.edu

If you have already applied and submitted the $50.00 application fee and want to check on the status of your application, contact the Health Occupation Credentials Evaluation Office at healthoccred@clark.edu