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Dental Hygiene
Algonquin College - Ottawa Ottawa , Ontario
  • Duration: 6 Semester
  • Degree Name: Dental Hygiene
  • Discipline Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Program Level: Advanced Diploma
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Special Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 / High School with English (min 65 %) , Mathematics(min65%), Biology(min65%)Chemistry(min65%)
  • Min IELTS overall: 6.5 (Min Reading: 6.0 , Min Writing: 6.0 , Min Listening: 6.0 , Min Speaking: 6.0 )
Overview

The three-year Dental Hygiene Ontario College Advanced Diploma program, delivered over two and half years, combines theory and hands-on skills to prepare you for a challenging and rewarding career in preventive dental health care. It allows you to fulfil the role of the dental hygienist as researcher, advocate, educator, administrator, clinician and health promoter. This program teaches you how to provide safe and effective dental hygiene care in collaboration with the client, community, and other healthcare providers. This happens through a variety of learning experiences including seminars, case presentations and on-site and off-site practicums. You provide preventive services in our on-site dental clinic under the supervision of Registered Dental Hygienists and Dentists. These experiences increase your employability upon graduation and help prepare you for the workforce. This program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada. Graduates are eligible to write the National Dental Hygiene Certification Exam, which, once passed, allows you to register with the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario. Once registered as a Dental Hygienist, you may find employment working in: general and specialty practices healthcare facilities community health settings research and education dental sales dental supply companies SUCCESS FACTORS This program is well-suited for students who: Are self-directed. Are critical thinkers. Are able to manage time and a demanding workload. Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Are detail-oriented, organized and committed to achieving excellence in their work.

Financials
Description Sub Total
Avg Application Fee $95
Avg Cost of Tuition/Year $21165
Avg Yearly Cost of Living $12000
Estimated Other school expenses and fees $0
Estimated Total/Year $33260.00
Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.

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