Dental Hygiene

The Dental Hygiene Program provides you the academic and clinical instruction to achieve eligibility for the National Board of Dental Hygiene Examiners written examination, the California State Board, Western Regional Examining Board, and Central Regional Dental Testing Service clinical examinations for licensure as a Registered Dental Hygienist.

Program Information

The Cypress College Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, and has been granted the accreditation status of approval without reporting.  The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation.

The Dental Hygiene program offers a curriculum that provides the students with the academic instruction to achieve eligibility for the National Board of Dental Hygiene Examiners written examination, the California State Board Examination, the Western Regional Examining Board, and the Central Regional Dental Testing Services clinical examinations for licensure as a Registered Dental Hygienist.

Upon completion of the Dental Hygiene program and the general education requirements, the graduate will be eligible for an Associate of Science Degree from Cypress College.

If you have additional questions, please contact Doreen Villasenor, the Health Science Counselor, at (714) 484-7273 or email her at dvillasenor@cypresscollege.edu.

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Resources

Location

Tech Ed III, Room 306-B

Contact Information

T: (714) 484-7299

Faculty

Julia Cherney, RDH, MS
Roberta Lawrence RDH, RDHAP, MS
Diana Tira, RDHAP, MS
Kendra Velasco RDH MS

Adjunct

Julie Ford, DDS
George Green DDS
Lee Harris, DDS
Jennifer Rafferty RDH, MS
Ravipan Smith, DDS
Janine Welch, DDS