- DH Profession
- How to Apply
- Progression in DH Program
- Dental Hygiene - AAS
- Advisement Information
- DH Faculty
- Path after Graduation
Dental Hygiene students obtain the practicum hours necessary for dental hygiene licensure at City Tech on campus in the patient care clinic.
All patient care is provided under the supervision of licensed Dental Hygienist and Dentist.
The City Tech patient care clinic provides oral health services to the surrounding tristate area.
The Dental Hygiene program encourages potential students to schedule a dental hygiene appointment and see the process of care provided to the community.
To schedule an appointment:
Call 718-260-5074 or email DentalHygiene@citytech.cuny.edu
Patient Care Clinic Hours are located here.
285 Jay Street
Academic Building 701 (A-701)
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Welcome to the Department of Dental Hygiene
Aligning with the Mission and Educational Goals of the New York City College of Technology, the City Tech's Dental Hygiene Program is committed to academic excellence while providing accessibility and equity through an inclusive and welcoming learning environment. Our program appreciates the distinctiveness of our culturally and ethnically diverse student body and considers each learner's unique potential as future dental hygienists and their impact on the public's oral and overall health. Our mission is to foster the development of our students to become the influential professionals devoted to lifelong learning, who can address real-world oral health issues using critical thinking and reasoning skills, evidence-based practices, and emerging technologies and are motivated to contribute to the field of research, academics, and interprofessional collaboration.
To support our mission, the educational program at CityTech will:
- Offer a course of study that integrates various fields of study and is grounded in research, reflecting modern practices in health care.
- Inspire a passion for scientific inquiry and lifelong learning in dental hygiene students so that they may contribute to the advancement of the field and its practice.
- Promote the appreciation of good oral and systemic health though clinical education based on a preventative strategy, with the
- ltimate objective of reducing oral health inequities.
- Educate future dental hygienists to practice ethically and professionally while providing patient-centered, comprehensive dental hygiene treatments supported by evidence.
- Offer students the opportunity to participate in community service initiatives that further the goals of their educational institution, their profession, and society at large.