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Dental Hygiene

Dental Hygiene Education

The purposes of the Dental Hygiene Program at the Western Technology Center are to:

  • Meet the educational requirements for a B.S. Dental Hygiene Degree
  • Meet the clinical requirements for the Dental Hygiene Students to graduate and obtain licensure
  • Provide preventative and therapeutic oral health services to the public while providing students an education
  • Promote oral health in Western Oklahoma through community services projects

Students interested in attending the Western Technology Center Dental Hygiene Site should consider a tour of the Weatherford Campus Dental Hygiene Clinic and Classrooms.  For more information about the Dental Hygiene Program, please visit the University of Oklahoma

College of Dentistry, Dental Hygiene Program website



Certifications Required or Completed During The Program:

  • National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (Pearson VUE)
  • Central Regional Board or ADEX Clinical Examination
  • Oklahoma Jurisprudence Exam for Licensure

Career Major

Dental Hygienist  -- 2,771 Hours

Dental Hygiene Clinical Instructor  overseeing students dental exam procedures
Dental Hygiene students providing preventative dental services to a patient

Weatherford campus

For more information contact: 

Tina Tuck, RDH, MHR at 580-772-0294 or

Related Programs: 

Dental Assisting