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Four dental hygiene students with equipment smiling in front of the Dental Hygiene clinic.

Two dental hygiene students working on a patient with a teacher in the background.

We provide a quality educational experience for our dental hygiene students and are the only program in the state of Idaho to offer a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree in Dental Hygiene.


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.

4 pictures of Dental Hygiene Building exterior and landscaping

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