About Us

The Department of Dental Hygiene offers a unique program in Idaho which provides quality educational experiences for undergraduate and graduate dental hygiene students.

The first class of eight students was accepted in the fall of 1961. Since that time, the program has expanded to accept 31 students in each of the two professional classes. A graduate program resulting in a Master of Science in Dental Hygiene began in 2005.

Philosophy

The fundamental philosophy of Idaho State University Department of Dental Hygiene is threefold. First, its members are committed to excellence in all academic endeavors. Second, the program is progressive in instituting ongoing changes to prepare for the future of dental hygiene. Third, as a component of the university's primary emphasis area, the program serves statewide and regional needs by providing access to quality education in the discipline as well as meeting the employment demands and oral health needs of the public.

Department of Dental Hygiene

Undergraduate Studies

Department of Dental Hygiene
Idaho State University
921 South 8th Avenue Stop 8048
Pocatello, ID 83209
dentinfo@isu.edu
(208) 282-3796

Graduate Studies

Department of Dental Hygiene
Division of Graduate Studies
Idaho State University
921 S. 8th Ave, Stop 8048
Pocatello, ID 83209-8048
msdhinfo@isu.edu
(208) 282-2482 or (208) 240-1443