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Dental Hygiene

Bachelor of Science (Dental Hygiene Specialization)

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Why get a Bachelor of Science (Dental Hygiene Specialization) degree?

Why take the BSc Dental Hygiene program?
Dental hygienists play a crucial role in supporting dentistry practices and helping patients with their oral hygiene. Dental hygiene is a great choice for those who wish to pursue a career in health care, work in a people-friendly atmosphere, and enjoy a flexible work schedule.

As a member of the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta, you will also be involved in giving back to the community and gain experience working with non-profit organizations.

If you already hold a Dental Hygiene certificate, see the BSc (Dental Hygiene) post-diploma program

Why study Dental Hygiene at the University of Alberta?

The School of Dentistry at the University of Alberta offers a fully accredited program, with state-of-the-art facilities including a full-service dental clinic. We also value giving back and community involvement: our Dental Hygiene students become community partners early in their learning by volunteering with non-profit organizations, going on Global Missions, working with children and seniors, and providing services to the public.

Possible Careers

  • Dental Hygienist

Jaimie is a graduate of the Dental Hygiene diploma program and is currently working on completing the degree program. She's also a member of the Pandas Rugby team.

Non-Direct Entry

This program does not allow admission directly from high school. See requirements below for more details.

 

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Why UAlberta?

The University of Alberta is one of the Top 5 universities in Canada and Top 100 in the world, with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, award-winning professors, a diverse and welcoming community, and opportunities for undergraduates you won’t find anywhere else. Come learn, try, solve, create, challenge, master, transform, and change the world.

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