Division Chair

Health Technologies Center, Room 101-D, 2201 Hull Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone Number
Office Hours Mon-Fri
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Michelle Ping


The Dental Hygiene Program at Fayetteville Technical Community College is accredited by the Commission of Dental Accreditation (CODA).

Commission of Dental Accreditation
American Dental Association
211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

Telephone: 800.621.8099 or 312.440.4653

Recommended Resource:
CODA Website


The Dental Hygiene curriculum prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate dental hygiene care for the individual and the community.

Students will learn to prepare the operatory, take patient histories, note abnormalities, plan care, teach oral hygiene, clean teeth, take x-rays, apply preventive agents, complete necessary chart entries, and perform other procedures related to dental hygiene care.

Associate Degree

Dental Hygiene (A45260)

Program Length: 5 Semesters
Prerequisite: 1 Unit of Biology, Algebra, & Chemistry, Placement Test Credit Equivalent, TEAS test score of proficient or higher
Award: Associate in Applied Science