Program of Study

Students will learn to prepare the operatory, take patients histories, note abnormalities, plan care, teach oral hygiene, clean teeth, take X-rays, apply preventive agents, complete necessary chart entries and perform other procedures related to dental hygiene care.


Additional Information

  • Step 1: Download Admissions Requirements (MAR) Packet PDF icon
  • Step 2: Sign up for and attend a mandatory  Dental Program Information Session. Available Dates and Times:
    • Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 – 6:00 pm
    • Friday, September 27th, 2019 – 9:00 am
    • Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 – 6:00 pm
    • Friday, October 25th, 2019 – 9:00 am
    • Friday, January 24th, 2019 – 9:00 am
    • Friday, February 21st, 2019 – 9:00 am
    • Wednesday, March 4th, 2019 – 6:00 pm
      GOT Dental Hygiene students contact your dental program adviser to reserve your preferred information session date and time, don’t delay space is limited.
  • More Information: Program Detail

Careers Available

Dental offices, clinics, schools, public health agencies, industry and professional education.

Recommended Courses and Skills

High school biology, algebra and chemistry, (or equivalent college level courses) are required for acceptance into this program.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Team player, strong communication and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, empathy, compassion for others and good dexterity of hands.

Program Offerings

Program Credential Level Offered Code
Dental Hygiene Associate in Applied Science Day A45260 REVISED

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Dental Hygiene Program, contact Kelly Cook, Interim Program Coordinator of Dental Hygiene at 336.734.7447 or kcook@forsythtech.edu.