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Dental Assisting
Dental Hygiene (Associates Degree)
Dental Hygiene (Bachelors Degree)

Dental Assisting

Contact Information
Carole Brew
Program Director
(702) 651-5851
carole.brew@csn.edu

Jessica Nitti
Administrative Assistant
dentalhygiene@csn.edu
(702) 651-5577

Program Description This program prepares students for a successful career as a vital member of the dental healthcare team, in private dental offices, specialty dental offices, health clinics, public health departments, educational programs and other settings. Students must be 18 years old, have a High School Diploma or a GED.
Where Do I Start? This is a Limited Entry Program
Program Advisement Sheet
What To Expect Students can pursue this program full time or part time.
Lectures and labs are scheduled on campus.
Clinical externship requires a total of 300 hours of supervised clinic experiences in selected private practices and public clinics.


Dental Hygiene (Associates Degree)

Contact Information
Missy Abel
Program Director
(702) 651-5682
dentalhygiene@csn.edu

Jessica Nitti
Administrative Assistant
dentalhygiene@csn.edu
(702) 651-5577

Program Description The Associate of Science degree is designed to prepare students for entry level employment as a dental hygienist. Students must have good eye/hand coordination and manual dexterity to allow accurate use of dental instruments in the mouth during direct patient care.
Where Do I Start? This is a Limited Entry Program
Program Advisement Sheet
What To Expect The Associate of Science students are full time students. Lectures and labs are on campus. Students participate in the treatment of patients at the Dental Hygiene Clinic on campus.


Dental Hygiene (Bachelors Degree)

Contact Information
Missy Abel
Program Director
(702) 651-5682
dentalhygiene@csn.edu

Jessica Nitti
Administrative Assistant
dentalhygiene@csn.edu
(702) 651-5577

Program Description The Bachelor of Science Degree Completion is available to students with an active dental hygiene license and a degree from an accredited dental hygiene program. The program offers an education and public health track.
Where Do I Start? This is a Limited Entry Program
Admission Requirements
What To Expect The Bachelor of Science program is on-line and students can be full or part time.