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Dental Hygiene

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Dental Hygiene Department

                                   Dental Hygiene Line by alixanaeuphoria

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Link to website:   Department of Dental Hygiene


Missouri Southern State University provides an outstanding dental hygiene program with EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION and public service.

The program's reputation and examination results attest to the outstanding accomplishment of the MSSU Dental Hygiene program.

In 1975, the MSSU Dental Hygiene program opened.

The program in dental hygiene is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements”. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education.

                                                          Our Mission

Empower students to become LIFELONG LEARNERS;

Facilitate the development of ETHICAL and COMPETENT oral healthcare professionals, who provide patient care to a diverse population utilizing innovative technologies. 


                                                           Our Vision

To be recognized as the premier dental hygiene program in the United States.


                                                            Our Goals

Prepare students with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully pass their board exams.

Prepare students to provide high-quality patient-centered care.

Engage students in outreach activities that serves a diverse patient population in our community.

Continually improve program learning outcomes in all areas of the curriculum.

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