Cypress College Registered Dental Hygiene Program

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.  Students who have previously obtained either an Associate of Science, Bachelor, or Master Degree and have completed the Cypress College Dental Hygiene program requirements will be eligible for a Certificate in Dental Hygiene.

Download the Dental Hygiene Brochure

Please contact Doreen Villasenor, the Health Science Counselor, at 714-484-7273 or email her at

Below are helpful links for interested students:

Cypress College Online Searchable Schedule

Schedule of Classes – Download (PDF)

College Catalog – Course Descriptions 

Campus Map and Directions