Work with patients in our newly upgraded dental hygiene clinic that’s both functional and technology-driven.
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.
From the classroom to the clinical setting, each instructor is dedicated to making sure you fully grasp and can apply the techniques and information you are learning.
Cortney Weaver, Dental Hygiene, 2016
Employment of dental hygienists is projected to grow 20% through 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations. (source)
The median annual wage for dental hygienists in May 2018. (source)
Other Dental Hygiene Information
- Nursing & Health Sciences information sheet
- Program Review Executive Summary AY2013-2014
- Essential Functions for the Dental Hygienist
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 5-year pass rate chart compares the pass rate of Penn College first-time takers to the national average.
Dental Hygiene Clinic
The Dental Hygiene Program conducts a Dental Hygiene Clinic – open to the public – during the school year.