Dental Hygiene majors
Penn College's Dental Hygiene department features an exceptionally equipped state-of-the-art dental hygiene clinic.
Students gain experience in our fully functioning Dental Hygiene Clinic that is open to the public. To contact the Dental Clinic for an appointment or other questions, phone 570-327-4500.
Employment of dental hygienists is projected to grow 33% through 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. (source)
The median annual wage for dental hygienists was $71,110 in May 2013. (source)
...the dental hygiene program does a great deal of community work, so we get to be out helping and working which on top of being a great learning experience is a ton of fun.
Curtis Ianaro, Dental Hygiene, 2008
Choose a degree
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
- dental hygienist
- insurance review specialist
- dental health consultant
- office manager
- dental hygienist
- government health agencies
- school systems
Other Dental Hygiene Information
Online Degree Completion Program
Increasing numbers of dental hygienists are choosing to pursue baccalaureate degrees to improve career opportunities and achieve personal and professional growth. Read more about our online bachelor-degree.
Dental Hygiene Clinic Notice of Privacy Practices
Official notice of our privacy practices as it pertains to the use and disclosure of patient health information.
Blood Borne Pathogens Statement
Dental hygienists and dental hygiene students may be exposed to contagious diseases, therefore strict compliance with Center of Disease Control (CDC) and OSHA standards are maintained. Policies on blood borne and infectious diseases are available upon request from the Penn College Dental Hygiene Program.
National Board Dental Hygiene Examination Pass Rate
The National Board Dental Hygiene Examination 4-year pass rate chart compares the pass rate of Penn College first-time takers to the national average.