O que eu aprenderei?

Dental hygiene is a fast-growing and rewarding profession for men and women interested in a career in the health sector. Dental hygiene is the 6th largest regulated heath profession in Canada with over 28,000 practitioners. Registered Dental Hygienists are highly educated, licensed and regulated healthcare professionals whose education and practice focus on the prevention of oral disease and the promotion of overall health and well-being. Dental Hygienists can work independent of or alongside a dentist and are an important part of the health care team.

Dental hygienists practice in a variety of settings, including private dental practices, independent dental hygiene practice; public health facilities, hospitals, long term care facilities, educational institutions, research and dental industry. Dental Hygienists often have the flexibility to work full or part time in these various settings.

Dental hygienists provide services and programs to people of all ages, addressing issues related to oral health. Responsibilities of the dental hygienist include:

Patient assessment; identification of patient health status and needs; planning for patient care; delivering education and patient services and assessing the outcomes of care provided.

Specific clinical duties may include medical history taking; performing routine head and neck examinations; dental and periodontal examinations; exposing of dental images; oral hygiene education; administration of local anesthetic; scaling of teeth and preventative fluoride applications.


Our graduates are career-ready and are highly employable. CNC graduates are highly sought after and are employed in dental practices, residential care facilities, public health units, community care centers, educational programs and independent dental hygiene practices.

Dental Hygiene Diploma Courses

CNC's program prepares you to work in private/group practices, dental clinics, public health, and more. Dental hygienists today are dental health educators, teaching patients about oral hygiene and promoting dental health in the community.


Alternate Delivery

De qual departamento farei parte?

College of New Caledonia

Opções de estudo

Período integral (2 anos)

CAD$21.012,00 (R$ 85.939) por ano
The estimated cost for this program is CAN $42,024
Data de início

7 Setembro 2021


College of New Caledonia

Prince George campus,

3330 - 22nd Avenue,


British Columbia (BC),

V2N 1P8, Canada

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes internacionais

All of the following or their equivalents at a first-year college/university level, with an average GPA of 3.0 (“B”) with no grade lower than a “C” in any of the prerequisite courses:

  • Biology 111 and 112 (Human Anatomy and Physiology, with labs) or equivalent
  • Chemistry 111 and 112, or Chemistry 113 and 114, or equivalent
  • Psychology 101 and 102 or equivalent
  • English 103 or equivalent, plus one additional first-year English course
  • Math 104 or Psychology 201 or equivalent
  • One university-level elective

English Language Proficiency either a minimum TOEFL score of 80 (IBT), an IELTS score of 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 or equivalent as determined by the College of New Caledonia or have completed CNC’s English for Academic Purposes.

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