Dental Hygiene Program Bachelor of Science Goals

  • winners!‌Provide education in a broader perspective and at a higher level
  • Develop future leaders and educators in dental hygiene and the dental profession in general
  • Provide quality comprehensive and ethical dental hygiene care to individuals of all means and backgrounds
  • Possess the capabilities to provide ethical, evidence-based, state-of-the-art care in a dynamic health care environment
  • Contribute to the growth, development and professionalism of dental hygiene as espoused in the ADHA Code of Ethics through personal professional development and life-long learning
  • Promote optimal oral health and its relationship to general health among diverse population groups
  • Utilize a pragmatic process of care protocol when offering health care programs or services to individual and diverse population groups while facilitating access to care and services
  • Develop high level technological skills for use in professional, clinical and didactic environments
  • Provide an environment conducive to continued learning from undergraduate to graduate level
  • Enhance critical thinking skills
  • Educate a provider who is able integrate and navigate through a medical/dental perspective
  • Promote graduate education through an accelerated BSDH-MPH program