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Licensure Details

Dental Hygiene

  • Washington
  • Associate of Science
  • Undergraduate

This state requires applicants pursuing licensure must have graduated from a dental hygiene program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association (ADA) and completed curriculum in specific areas that includes didactic and clinical competency. WKU’s Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene is accredited by CODA. However, the specific cirriculum areas required by this state are provided in a didactic setting, but are only taught for lab evaluation and not clinical competency.

Additional requirements for state licensure may include background checks, official transcripts, fees, additional coursework, training, experience, and jurisprudence and board examination results. For more details about dental hygiene licensing requirements and board contact information, please visit the Washington State Department of Health website.


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 Last Modified 10/13/21