Dental Hygiene

Dental Hygiene
Dental Hygiene 2017-03-09T20:37:51+00:00


Dental Hygiene (DH)

Dental hygienists screen patients for oral diseases such as gingivitis, perform teeth cleanings, and provide other preventative dental hygiene care. They also educate patients on ways to improve and maintain good oral health. UH Maui College’s Dental Hygiene Program prepares students for this well-paid career track, and can be completed in 2 years* (five full-time semesters including one summer session).

Dental Hygiene Program Application Packet

*NEW* Dental Assisting Training Certificate

Interested in a New Dental Healthcare Career or Ready to Develop Your Professional Skills as a Dental Assistant?

NEW 7-week short term noncredit training starting in January 2017 through the Office of Continuing Education & Training will provide introductory skills and practice for entry level Dental Assisting positions. Utilizes lecture, exams and clinical experiences to teach, assess, and evaluate learning. Questions on tuition assistance? Contact Nicolette van der Lee,, 808-984-3772. Learn more and register online.

Explore the links below to learn more about the Dental Hygiene Program:

Dental Hygiene Program Mission

DH Program Learning Outcomes

DH Degree Requirements: 85 credits

DH Course Program Map