Upon completion of the Dental Hygiene program at RCTC, students will achieve the following outcomes:

  • Manage the ethical, legal and regulatory issues related to the practice of dental hygiene.
  • Synthesize information in a critical, scientific and evidence-based manner.
  • Promote interdisciplinary collaboration to improve the oral and general health of the public.
  • Promote health and disease prevention activities for diverse populations.
  • Assessment: Collect comprehensive patient data to identify physical and oral health status.
  • Planning: Establish a dental hygiene care plan that reflects the realistic goals and treatment strategies to facilitate optimal oral health.
  • Implementation: Provide treatment that includes preventive and therapeutic procedures to facilitate the patient's optimal oral health.
  • Evaluation: Evaluate the outcome of the preventive and therapeutic procedures related to the patient's optimal oral health.
Contact Information
(507) 285-7210 or 1‑800‑247‑1296
Rochester Community and Technical College
851 30th Ave SE :: Rochester, MN 55904-4999
Celebrating 100 years!    1915-2015    www.rctc.edu/100th
Rochester Community and Technical College, a member of Minnesota State.
RCTC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity educator and employer.
Submit Website Feedback