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O que eu aprenderei?

If being a vital part of a dynamic and important health care team intrigues you and you want a career that is in demand, Fanshawe's Dental Hygiene program will jump start your journey toward professional success.

You'll learn the dynamic skills needed to clean teeth, take x-rays, and promote oral health. You'll study anatomy, microbiology, histology, oral pathology, pharmacology, health promotion. As well, you'll work alongside your professors in a supportive mentoring environment designed to help you succeed. Hands-on clinical experience is provided at the Schulich School of Dentistry at Western University. You'll also complete community placements, and participate in oral health promotion activities at daycare, public school, hospitals and health care settings.

When you graduate, you'll be ready to complete the National Dental Hygiene Certification Examination. The Fanshawe program is a top performer nationally and routinely achieves a 100% graduate pass rate on the NDHCB examination.

Our graduates then go on to practice as dental hygienists in community health, general or specialized dentistry, research, and long-term and institutionalized care environments. You may also continue your studies and be eligible to transfer credits through our multiple pathways towards a degree such as a Bachelor's Degree in Dental Hygiene or Bachelor of Public Health at degree granting institutions such as The University of British Columbia and Brock University.

Career Opportunities

Graduates may work independently and collaboratively with health professionals in a variety of practice settings, including general and specialty dental practices, public health programs, hospitals and long-term care settings.

Program Description

This program prepares students to practice as primary oral health care providers in a variety of practice environments, including clinical, education, health promotion and research. Dental hygienists are preventive specialists who provide oral health services based on scientific knowledge and a client-centered model of care. Program emphasis is on preparing students to function within their scope of practice, in a collaborative manner, with the client, the community and other health care providers. Seminars, case presentations, community health practicums, and the clinical setting contribute towards developing a professional committed to the principles of quality assurance and continued competency. Graduates of this program must successfully complete the National Dental Hygiene Certification Examination to be eligible for registration by the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario. This program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada.

Other Information

Due to the academic and clinical rigor required in the Dental Hygiene program, applicants applying directly to this program from secondary school, without additional post-secondary education, are encouraged to consider applying to the Pre-Health Science program. The Pre-Health Science Pathway to Advanced Diploma and Degree program is an excellent preparatory program for those considering a career as a health care professional.
Students in the Dental Hygiene program may be required to travel outside of the London area for community outreach and placements.

De qual departamento farei parte?

School of Health Sciences

Opções de estudo

Período integral (3 anos)

Total fees due per term: Level 1 - CAN $10,082.36; Level 2 - CAN $8,982.36; Level 3, 5, 6 - CAN $8,955.36; Level 4 - CAN $9,830.36

*O preço é estimado e tem caráter informativo, por favor, verifique esta informação com a instituição.

Data de início

Esperado Setembro 2021


Fanshawe College

London campus,

1001 Fanshawe College Boulevard,


Ontario (ON),

N5Y 5R6, Canada

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes internacionais

OSSD with courses from the College (C), University (U),
University/College (M), or Open (O) stream WITH:
- Any Grade 12 English (C) or (U)
- Mathematics ONE OF:
- Grade 11 Mathematics (U) or (M)
- Grade 12 Mathematics (C) or (U)
- Grade 11 or Grade 12 Biology (C) or (U)
- Grade 11 or Grade 12 Chemistry (C) or (U)
(Note: minimum final grade required for each course is 65)
Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) WITH:
- Communications
- Core Mathematics
- Biology
- Chemistry
(Note: minimum final grade required for each course is 65)
Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees Ontario College Certificate*
(Note: minimum final average required is 3.0 GPA) AND:
- minimum final grade of 'C+' or 65 in the required courses stated above
Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED) WITH:
- The combined Language Arts - Reading AND Language Arts - Writing test results having a minimum average Standard Score of 520 AND:
- Mathematics ONE OF:
- Grade 11 Mathematics (U) or (M)
- Grade 12 Mathematics (C) or (U)
- Grade 11 or Grade 12 Biology (C) or (U)
- Grade 11 or Grade 12 Chemistry (C) or (U)
(Note: minimum final grade required for each course is 65)
Mature Applicant with standing in the required courses and grades stated above

English Language Requirements:

TOEFL: Minimum score of 92 for the Internet-based test (iBT); IELTS: Academic test with an overall score of 7.0 with no score less than 6.5; PTE: Minimum score of 65, with test results within the last two years.

Os requisitos para o IELTS podem variar de acordo com o curso que você escolher.


Sobre a universidade

90,3% dos alunos da Fanshawe estão empregados em até 6 meses após a graduação e 85,8% dos empregadores se dizem satisfeitos com seu desempenho.

  • Uma das maiores faculdades de Ontário oferecendo 200 programas
  • Campus cênico ao longo de 100 hectares na ‘Cidade da Floresta’
  • Alta satisfação estudantil pela qualidade do ensino (KPIs)
  • Fortes laços com indústrias e organizações de liderança