YOU ARE THE FUTURE OF Dental Hygienist.
The Dental Hygiene program is offered through State Fair Community College in Sedalia, MO. Students can complete their general education courses at NCMC that are required in order to apply for State Fair’s program. Once students apply and get accepted into the core program at State Fair and successfully complete the program, State Fair Community College will confer the degree.
What is a Dental Hygienist?
A dental hygienist cleans teeth, examine patients’ for signs of oral pathology, and provides other preventative dental care. They also educate patients on ways to improve and maintain optimum oral health. Dental hygienist typically do the following: remove tarter, stains, and plaque from teeth, provide therapy to treat periodontal disease, administer local anesthesia, apply sealants and fluorides to help prevent tooth decay, take dental x-rays, assess patients’ oral health and report findings to the dentist, document patient care and treatment plans, and educate patients about oral hygiene techniques, such as how to brush and floss correctly.