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Dental Hygiene


Dental Hygiene Symposium

This symposium brings together experts in cutting-edge, evidence-based treatment for non-surgical advanced periodontal and implant diseases by dental hygienists, including the use of endoscopy and diode lasers. Join us for this exciting professional development opportunity to learn, share and network about the dental hygienist’s role in peri-implant health and disease.

Congratulations Renata Passman, 2019 graduate of the Degree Completion E-Learning program from Chicago, Illinois

Renata has been awarded the prestigious Kathy Yee SPIRIT Award, which recognizes a senior degree completion student who demonstrates a commitment to enriching the lives of others and advancing the profession of dental hygiene through professional involvement, community service, mentoring and-or volunteerism.

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Give Kids a Smile!

The numbers are in! 52 children were treated by dental hygiene and dental students working together for Give Kids a Smile 2019!

hygiene student providing care during give kids a smile clinic

First Co-hort

Introducing the first co-hort in our year round dental hygiene program.

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Janet Kinney in Tampa

Our Director of Dental Hygiene, Janet Kinney, RDH, MS attended the 2019 "Ignite, Implement, Inspire" ADEA Program Directors' Conference in Tampa, Florida where she presented a poster and shared her dental hygiene-related research.

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  • Anne Gwozdek receives national award from ADHA

    Ann Arbor, Mich., June 22, 2017 -– The American Dental Hygienists’ Association has presented its Award for Excellence in Dental Hygiene to Anne Gwozdek, a recently retired faculty member at the School of Dentistry.

    Betty Kabel (left), Immediate Past President of the American Dental Hygienists' Association, presents Anne Gwozdek with the Award for Excellence in Dental Hygiene during the organization's annual conference in Jacksonville, Fla.