Dental Hygiene (Accredited)

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Dental Hygiene Diploma Program (Accredited)

Program of Study

The dental hygiene program at CADH is a 20-month, CDAC accredited diploma program of full-time classroom and clinical instruction.
The Dental Hygiene Diploma program is approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005. The program prepares students to practice as primary oral health-care providers. The curriculum focuses on developing fundamental knowledge required for contemporary dental hygiene practice. The curriculum is rigorous. Students must be prepared to completely dedicate time and effort to the coursework for successful completion of the program.

The bright and modern facility, digital radiography and well qualified instructors all play a significant role in CADH consistenly achieving top tier pass rates on the National Dental Hygiene Certification Board Exams. Notably, students of CADH score well above the provincial average of all public and private accredited Dental Hygiene institutions so applicants are encouraged to begin the admissions process as soon as possible.

Curriculum

Academic Level 01

  • Pre Clinical Practice 1
  • Practice Environment 1
  • Dental Anatomy
  • Client Management & Education
  • Anatomy, Physiology & Pathophysiology
  • Radiography Theory
  • Communication Techniques
  • Microbiology & Infection Control
  • Head and Neck Anatomy
  • Professional Issues 1
  • Psychology for the Dental Health Professional
  • Oral Histology & Embryology
  • Radiography Laboratory

Academic Level 02

  • Clinical Practice 1
  • Professional Issues II
  • Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist
  • Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist I
  • Oral Pathology
  • Practice Environment II
  • Community Dental Health II
  • Nutrition
  • Pre Clinical Practice II
  • Introduction to Research

Academic Level 03

  • Clinical Practice II
  • Case Studies in Dental Hygiene
  • Professional Issues II
  • Inter-professional Collaborative Practice
  • Community Dental Health II
  • Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist II

Academic Level Four: Consolidation

Level Four, CONSOLIDATION, prepares the student to meet time requirements for clinical dental hygiene practice in today’s dental office environments. Students work in the community with Schools, Nursing Homes, Shelters and Health Missions Outreach- CADH is the only private school exposing its’ students to this type of real work experience, a valuable asset that dentists are looking for in the profession.

Students are privileged with the task of creating their personalized individual portfolios which not only ready themselves for the marketplace and their career search, but this portfolio is required to be submitted to the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario (CDHO) for registration.

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