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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. In addition, dental hygienists play a significant role in easing patients fears and helping them relax.

Work with FVCC academic advisors to customize your degree so you’re prepared to transfer and study Dental Hygiene. In two years, earn an associate degree, complete lower-level general education requirements, and prepare to transfer to any four-year institution to earn a bachelors degree.

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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. In addition, dental hygienists play a significant role in easing patients fears and helping them relax.

Work with FVCC academic advisors to customize your degree so you're prepared to transfer and study Dental Hygiene. In two years, earn an associate degree, complete lower-level general education requirements, and prepare to transfer to any four-year institution to earn a bachelors degree.


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 thei


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