NOTE: Valencia College’s Dental Hygiene program supports a fully functional dental hygiene clinic where students provide preventive dental hygiene services to the general public.

Dental Hygiene

Please review these changes/updates to the program before you apply.

Program Changes/Updates

Date Updated Effective Date Change
  January 2023

NEW! Starting with the January 2023 application deadlines for Summer 2023 program-start, TEAS scores must be less than 2 years old by the application deadline. The examination fee is student responsibility. 
For more information on the TEAS, visit Valencia’s Assessment Services page.

 05/18/2020 Summer 2021

Graduate of CODA Accrediated Dental Assisting Program can earn 5 points towards the program admissions.  Documentation must be provided with the program application by the January 15th deadline.

Career Pathways or NAF (AOHS) graduate will no longer be reviewed/accepted for admission points.

  Spring 2019

Submission of all official transcripts from all institutions, include High School transcripts or GED score report must be submitted to Valencia and posted on your record before submitting a program application.   Missing transcripts will jeopardize your acceptance. 

Transfer courses may need to be reviewed by an Advisor for potential course substitution or equivalency. NOTE: courses taken at other institutions may not be equivalent to Valencia Allied Health Program course requirement (see Program Guide for details). Course substitution or equivalency must be on your Valencia record before submitting program application or your acceptance will be jeopardized.

5/8/2018 7/1/2018 All Valencia students and transfer students that have completed course work at the college must have a minimum 2.0 Institutional/Valencia GPA, at the time of applying to a Health Sciences Program. Must also be in good academic standing.