Dental Health Professions Major
Dental health is an important aspect of overall health and well-being. Students in this program of study work under the supervision of dentists to provide patients with oral care treatment and education. These programs offer opportunities for preventive care, chairside assisting, and dental office management.
The program in dental hygiene is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. The program in dental assisting is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611. The Commission’s web address is http://coda.ada.org.
For a complete list of technical standards, program required forms, and admission procedures please go to the Health and Human Services department page.