The Dental Hygiene Program focuses on essential competencies for the successful practice of the profession and inspires lifelong learning and service to the community.
Bachelor of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene
The Dental Hygiene program at Pierce College offers a Bachelor of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene (BASDH).
- The length of the program is eight consecutive quarters starting in the summer quarter.
- Preview the prerequisite course descriptions for the dental hygiene program.
- Submit prerequisite course substitutions through our Substitute Prerequisite Course form, before Wednesday January 3, 2018 for the 2018 application year.
- Submit your completed BASDH Application with all applicable documentation by 12:00 pm on Friday January 26, 2018. Currently enrolled Pierce students may find the Transcript Request Form here.
The Pierce College Dental Hygiene (PCDH) program is accredited by the American Dental Association's Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). See our dental accreditation page for more information on accreditation.
Our program enjoys national acclaim and recognition for consistently graduating clinically skilled and intellectually strong dental hygienists. The PCDH faculty strives for a congenial academic environment that commands the very best from the student. We balance the curriculum to provide the student the opportunity to develop skills needed to be competent, successful and safe.
The dental hygiene clinic offers the very latest and best dental technology, including electronic health records with digital radiography and computer-assisted anesthesia.
The Pierce College Dental Hygiene Program prepares learners for the privilege and responsibility to practice in the profession of Dental Hygiene. This preparation focuses on essential competencies for the successful practice of the profession, inspires lifelong learning, and promotes service to the community.
Pierce Fort Steilacoom
Dental Hygiene Department
9401 Farwest Drive SW
Lakewood, WA 98498-1999
We are located in Cascade Building, Level One.
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