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Pre-Dental Hygiene Transfer Track

Dentists rely on licensed dental hygienists to perform a variety of critical tasks, including taking x-rays, administering anesthetics, inspecting and cleaning teeth, counseling patients on proper dental hygiene, scheduling appointments and more. Dental hygienists play a significant role in easing patients fears and helping them relax.

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Dentists rely on licensed dental hygienists to perform a variety of critical tasks, including taking x-rays, administering anesthetics, inspecting and cleaning teeth, counseling patients on proper dental hygiene, scheduling appointments and more. Dental hygienists play a significant role in easing patients fears and helping them relax.


According to a 10-year forecast by the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, demand for dental hygienists is expected to increase 19% through 2024. Students who complete the prerequisite courses at FVCC and earn an Associate of Science degree increase their chances of being accepted into the highly competitive Dental Hygiene programs at Great Falls College-Montana


Adam Wenz

Russ Lamson