Dental Hygiene

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Our first class graduated from Monroe Community College in 1965. We average between 30 and 40 graduates per year. Almost all of our program graduates meet their employment expectations.

Did You Know?

The job outlook for Dental Hygienists is favorable with a median income of $66,570. (National Occupational Employment & Wage Study, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)


Admission Requirements

To be a qualified applicant, The following entrance requirements for Dental Hygiene must be met:

  • High School Algebra or Sequential Math I or MTH 098 at MCC
  • High School Biology with a grade of "C" or higher, or BIO 115, BIO 126, BIO 133 or BIO 142 at MCC with a grade of "C" or better
  • High School Chemistry with a grade of "C" or higher or any CHE course at MCC with a grade of "C" or better

Location & Contacts

Brighton Campus
Building 8, Room 434
Hours: M-F 8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Phone: (585) 292-2038
Fax: (585) 292-3834

David Lawrence, Prog. Director, (585)292-2761
Julie Hausmann, Clinic Manager, (585)292-2768
Patty Giblin, Clinic Secretary, (585)292-2774
Mary Jo Toepfer, Dept. Secretary, (585)292-2766
Maureen Tompkins, Online Secretary, (585)292-2769