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Dental Hygiene Programs

Certificate in Dental Hygiene

Shannon Mitchell, Interim Director of Baccalaureate Dental HygieneThe Dental Hygiene Program at The University of North Carolina is designed to educate and prepare dental hygienists for careers in a diverse and changing health care environment. Requirements for the Certificate in Dental Hygiene include courses in the basic, dental and dental hygiene sciences and prerequisite general education courses.

The Commission on Dental Accreditation, a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council on Post-secondary Accreditation and the United States Department of Education, accredits the program in dental hygiene.

Vickie Parrish Overman, RDH, MEd., Director
Certificate in Dental Hygiene Program
UNC School of Dentistry
CB# 7450, Room 3221 Old Dental Building
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-7450


Telephone: (919) 537-3474

Information Sessions are scheduled below:
Friday January 16th at 1:00 in Brauer 475
Friday February 27th at 1:00 in Brauer 475
Friday March 27th at 1:00 in Brauer 475
Friday April 10 at 1:00 in Brauer 475