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Dental Hygiene Program Mission & Goals

Our Mission

To provide quality entry-level dental hygiene education in an advanced technological, humanistic, cost-effective atmosphere that meets the oral health needs of a diverse community.

Our Goals

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Goal 1: Be academically proficient at entry level to perform the professional roles of the dental hygienist.
    • Specifically, the program will provide didactic knowledge through the TCC Dental Hygiene Curriculum.
  • Goal 2: Be clinically proficient at entry level to perform the functions delegated to the dental hygienist.
    • Specifically, the program will provide an evidenced-based approach in the Dental Hygiene Process of Care.
  • Goal 3: Pursue life-long professional growth and development.
    • Specifically, the program will encourage, support and mentor opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Goal 4: Exhibit ethical behavior in workplace relationships and settings.
    • Specifically, the program will provide a framework for ethical growth.
  • Goal 5: Promote health in diverse populations.
    • Specifically, the program will provide the knowledge and skills to serve all persons.
  • Goal 6: Faculty and administration will jointly support a program of excellence.

Specifically, the program will continually strive to provide the most relevant learning environment.

 

Contact

Northeast Campus

Health Sciences Department

Visit NHSC, Room 1131

Call 817-515-6435

Email health.sciences@tccd.edu

Updated July 27, 2021