The Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene is a professional entry-level degree program that prepares students for licensure to practice as dental hygienists. Students are eligible to apply to the professional curriculum after completing prerequisite courses in science and general education. The program is designed to foster student growth, promote development of critical and ethical judgment, and encourage lifelong learning. The dental hygiene program is fully accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation.
The Master of Science degree in Dental Hygiene at Idaho State University (ISU) is an online program designed for licensed dental hygienists with baccalaureate degrees and requires minimal on-campus visitations. The program allows students to earn a graduate degree while maintaining their current residence, career, and life style. Graduates are prepared for leadership roles in dental hygiene including education, research and rural and community health.
The Arthur D. Tranmer Dental Hygiene Clinic is an educational environment where experienced students, licensed dental hygienists and dentists provide preventive and therapeutic oral health services for the general pubic and campus community. Dental hygiene care includes oral prophylaxis, x-rays, nonsurgical treatment for periodontal (gum) disease, fluoride treatments, and self-care education. Selected advanced therapies are available for full-time Idaho State University students, faculty and staff.
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