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Putting Your Best Foot Forward: How to Prepare to Apply to a Dental Hygiene Program

Posted by Katie Williams, RDH, M.S. on November 17, 2022

Dental hygiene is a hands-on career that is both rewarding and challenging. Dental hygienists provide patients within their communities with comprehensive dental hygiene care that includes oral health education, oral health prevention procedures and various complex dental hygiene treatment procedures to treat a variety of periodontal diseases. There are many things a student can do to prepare when applying to dental hygiene schools. 

Professor and dental hygienist Katie Williams, RDH, M.S., of the University of South Dakota shares advice to help guide predental hygiene students.

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