Overview

Want to become a dental hygienist? Apply to the Lake Superior College dental hygiene program in Duluth, MN! Get hands-on experience working with patients in our on-site clinic. Learn the specific skills you’ll need to work in the practice of dental hygiene. You’ll graduate with a thorough understanding of dental hygiene practices. You’ll leave ready to be licensed. Take the Dental Hygiene National Board Examination and the Central Regional Clinical Examination to get your license.

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Skills & Knowledge

  • Job-shadow experience
  • Basic sciences
  • Skills needed to provide preventive dental hygiene services
  • Knowledge of current comprehensive dental hygiene services
  • Treat patients in a caring and professional manner

Plan Your Education

The Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your degree at Lake Superior College.

Program Guide

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$18,000

Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree.

Tuition & Fees

2 Years

The dental hygienist degree may be completed in 2 years if prerequisites are complete.

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Hygienist
  • Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

Duluth Median Wage

$29

Minnesota Median Wage

$34

US Median Wage

$35

Source: MN DEED website as of November 2016. Figures shown are median hourly wages rounded down to the nearest whole number.

Contact Us

Call us at 218-733-7600

 

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Educational Pathways

Students have the opportunity to pursue advanced degrees after graduation through articulation agreements with other colleges and universities.

Want to learn more?

Contact Student Services at (218) 733-7601 or (800) 432-2884 ext. 7601 or contact Kjersta Poppe, program director, at (218) 733-5988 or kjersta.poppe@lsc.edu.

Accreditation

The program for dental hygiene is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements”). The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation may be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611.

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