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El Centro College's Dental Hygiene program provides hands-on training through classroom instruction and participation in a clinical setting.
Your training in El Centro College’s Dental Hygiene program will include courses such as Dental Radiology, Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist, Periodontology and General and Oral Pathology. Additional courses include: General and Dental Nutrition, Community Dentistry, Speech Communications, Composition and Social Psychology. You'll learn computer programs specific to your career and have access to the latest technology from digital radiographs to intra-oral cameras. You'll also learn how to communicate with patients, solve problems and work with other members of the health care team.