Dentistry is a rewarding field with an array
of opportunities. Dental assisting and dental
hygiene professionals provide valuable
preventive, educational and treatment
services to ensure good oral health and a
high quality of life for people of all ages. The
education and training required of dental
assisting and dental hygiene professionals
makes them valued and respected members
of the oral health care team.
Advances in science and technology will
make dentistry an increasingly exciting and
challenging field to be a part of in the coming
years. A strong education and clinical training
will be the key to a successful start in this
Dental Career Opportunities
The career and employment opportunities for dental
assistants and dental hygienists are excellent. Dental
Sciences graduates may choose to work in a variety of
dental health care settings, such as private dental
practices, larger dental group practices and dental
specialties. Other career opportunities exist in public
health, government agencies, armed forces, research,
sales or education.
If you enjoy interacting with people, have good manual
dexterity and are detailed-oriented, caring and want to
help others, and respect the importance of attaining and
maintaining optimum oral health, you will enjoy a career
as a dental assistant or dental hygienist. With excellent
job placement and starting salaries, this is a wonderful
After graduating, you may also choose to further your
career through the pursuit of an advanced degree.
For more information on our Programs, please see attachments under the Documents tab above.
Dental Hygiene Clinic
Persons interested in becoming patients at the Dental Hygiene Clinic on the DeLand Campus, please see clinic flyer under the Documents tab above.
Gainful Employment Information
The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation. The information provided here describes the graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program and other important information regarding gainful employment for the latest completed academic year (as of July 1).
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