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Bachelor of Dental Hygiene

Bachelor of Dental Hygiene

Griffith University

Gold Coast, Southport, Australia
  • QS World University Rankings
    =290
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 36 months
The Bachelor of Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for someone who is looking for clinical qualification with the ability to recognize dental diseases or abnormalities of the teeth, mouth and associated structures that require management and patient-centred oral health care that includes a range of activities that include oral health assessment, diagnosis, treatment, management and education for the prevention of oral diseases in patients of all ages. Dental hygienists are educated in all aspects of dental hygiene practice through coursework and supervised clinical practice in an inter-professional dental clinic. Dental hygiene students will be learning and working alongside, dentists, dental technologists, dental prosthetists and dental specialists developing skills in communication and collaboration for patient management. Students will be provided with specific education and skills in public health and health promotion to provide appropriate preventive oral health education to individuals and communities. The Bachelor of Dental Hygiene is accredited by the Australian Dental Council (ADC).