The mission of Collin College Dental hygiene program is to promote lifelong individual growth and excellence through strengthening the intellect, character, and capabilities of each dental hygiene student. The Dental Hygiene program, within the available resources, will provide the highest standards of care to meet individual and community needs.
About our Program
The Collin College Dental Hygiene program is an Exemplary rated two-year program that begins in the fall semester of each year. Dental hygiene classes are scheduled at the Central Park Campus in McKinney. Enrollment is limited and admission is competitive. Admission to Collin College does not imply or guarantee admission to the Dental Hygiene Program. The program application deadline is 5:00 P.M. Friday, January 30, 2015.
Upon successful completion of the program, the student is awarded an Associate of Applied Science Degree and is eligible to sit for national and regional licensing examinations.
Hands on Education
As a student of the program, you will receive instruction in hand and ultrasonic instrumentation, fluorides, non-surgical periodontal therapy, oral hygiene instructional education, traditional and digital radiography, current uses of dental materials and dental software technology within the dental setting.