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Dental Hygienists specialize in preventive oral care and work with other dental health professionals to promote oral health. Oxford College provides hands-on Dental Hygienist training in state-of-the-art facilities

Oxford College Dental Hygiene Program Information

  • The program is divided into four and a half month semesters.  The first two semesters consist of theory taught in the classroom and the last two semesters are carried out in a clinical setting where students receive practical training
  • The curriculum at Oxford College meets national competency standards
  • Students receive hands-on training using modern facilities and up-to-date equipment

The dental hygiene courses teach you how to:

  • Perform initial dental assessments and consult with dentists on patient care
  • Take dental impressions
  • Instruct patients about oral hygiene procedures
  • Clean and stimulate the gums to prevent gum disease
  • Remove deposits to prevent tooth and root decay
  • Apply fluoride treatment
  • Take and develop X-rays

Over the last 10 years, over 600 Oxford College graduates have successfully completed the national board exams making Oxford a top dental hygienist college in Ontario.


Oxford College is accredited by The Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC). 

Contact Oxford College today to get detailed course information about the Dental Hygienist program as well as tuition fees, class schedule, career and job placement information.

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The Dental Hygiene Program is available at the following locations:

  • Barrie, Ontario
  • Burlington, Ontario
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Peterborough, Ontario
  • Scarborough, Ontario
  • Toronto, Ontario


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