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Dental Hygiene Program

Dental Hygiene Program

The Dental Hygiene Program aims basically to qualify specialists in dental hygiene for the prevention of some diseases such as caries and gingival inflammation and to prevent early tooth loss. The student of this program are given intensive specialized training to be thoroughly acquainted with the methods of dental prophylaxix and X-ray. To perform their duties with sill, the students receive intensive training in both fields of treatment and prophylaxix. They gain scientific skills prior to the clinical training on patients under the direct supervisions of faculty member. They also get the opportunity to share in the community health program plan and execute the dental health educational program.

The graduate of dental hygiene are in great demand from health foundations due the urgent need for such specialty. The graduate of this program are allowed to work in the national and private hospitals and specialized clinic in the Kingdom. The Saudi graduate who have passed with "Excellent" or "Very Good" grads may be appointed as Demonstrators in the College, which give them the opportunity to continue higher studies in the Kingdom and abroad.