Dental Student working on patient

Dental Hygiene, A.A.S.

Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Workforce Development

Classes offered at following campus(es)

  • Metro

Contact Information:

Dental Hygiene Program 918-595-7022 School of Health Sciences
909 S. Boston Ave., MP 300, Tulsa OK 74119
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Are you looking for an opportunity to be a key part of a healthcare team to meet the oral health needs of patients and thereby improve their quality of life? Our Dental Hygiene program offers you extraordinary clinical and academic opportunities in preventive oral healthcare and the promotion of good health.

Our Dental Hygiene Program admits a new class of 14 students yearly to begin in August at the Metro Campus.

Dental Hygiene Program courses:

  • Only offered in a specified pattern
  • Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m–5 p.m.
  • Some evenings and weekends are required

Degree Requirements

Program Map

View the Professional Licensure Disclosure for this program.

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  • The following Dental Hygiene Program prerequisite course does not transfer to another institution:
    • BIOL 1324 Basic Microbiology

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Apply to Program

The applicant pool for programs in the School of Health Sciences is very competitive. An application does not mean acceptance into the program. Applicants are required to meet with a School of Health Sciences advisor before they apply to a program and may be required to attend an orientation. All application correspondence from the School of Health Sciences will be through your TCC email.

  1. Apply to TCC
  2. Submit all official high school and college transcripts
  3. Submit ACT Scores
  4. Submit the TOEFL Requirements, if applicable.
    Note: Duolingo Test is not accepted.
  5. Contact a School of Health Sciences Academic Advisor
  6. Complete the Dental Experience Verification
  7. Review the Estimated Cost of the Program
  8. Apply to Program

National Board Program Pass Rates

Upon completion of Health Science programs, students are eligible to take the national licensure exams. TCC's students consistently perform above the national average.

  • Dental Hygiene 100%

Additional Program Information

Dental Hygiene Clinic

Visit the Dental Hygiene Clinic to learn more about the work this program does and/or to schedule an appointment.

Workforce Development Degree Information

Workforce development degree and certificate programs are designed to prepare students for direct entry into the workforce. They may advance students within their current career positions or open doors to new career opportunities. Coursework may apply to a degree at a four-year university; check with an advisor for further information. The number of hours that apply to a degree will vary from one university to another.