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Dear Prospective Dental Hygiene Student:

Thank you for your interest in the CCBC Dental Hygiene program. This program is designed to prepare the graduate to successfully enter the dental profession in any one of the designated roles of the dental hygienist as defined by the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and be employed in a variety of settings. At the completion of this program, you will be prepared for National, Regional and State examinations.

dental female student The Dental Hygiene program is a selective admissions program and enrollment in the program is competitive and limited by the availability of seats. The information contained in the links to the left will help you prepare for application and entry to the program.


Best wishes in the pursuit of your educational journey.

Kathleen J. D’Ambrisi, R.D.H., M.S., Ph.D.
Dental Hygiene Program Director/ Associate Professor
School of Health Professions

Dental Hygiene Clinic at CCBC Dundalk offers preventative care services to individuals in the community at a reduced cost. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Patrice Gernhardt at (443) 840-3495 or email

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