The mission of the dental hygiene program is to produce competent graduates whose technical skills, acumen and interpersonal communication skills make them an asset to any employer and the community.
The philosophy of the dental hygiene program is to provide a learning environment that allows students to develop to the full extent of their ability, succeed in a competitive work environment and provide a service to the community.
The goals of the dental hygiene program are to:
The Dental Hygiene Program is approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. The program in dental hygiene is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements.” The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at 312-440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611.
The Lone Star College-Kingwood Dental Hygiene Program is housed in the Health Science Building on the beautiful Lone Star College-Kingwood campus. The Dental Hygiene Program is located on the first floor of the building with a state of the art dental hygiene clinic and laboratory facilities. Students receive instruction in hand and ultrasonic instrumentation, fluorides, non-surgical periodontal therapy, oral hygiene instructional education, traditional and digital radiography, current uses of dental materials and dental software technology within the dental setting.
Dental Hygiene Information sessions are held in the Health & Science Building, Room 107 @ 5:00 pm (unless otherwise stated)
Watch the Web site for August 2013 date, time, and place.
We have made every effort to provide all the information you'll need about the LSC-Kingwood Dental Hygiene program. However, if you do not find the information you need in this Web site, please contact:
Dental Hygiene Program Director
Office: HSB 118 E