Please review [this guide](https://www.fvtc.edu/Portals/0/PDFs/Programs/Dental Hygiene Checklist.pdf) for complete admissions and program information.
Students entering an FVTC Dental Program should understand the risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens. For more information, please review the [Bloodborne Pathogens document](https://www.fvtc.edu/Portals/0/PDFs/Programs/Bloodborne%20Pathogen%20Information.pdf).
Students must obtain a C grade in each required general education and core course. If a C grade is not obtained, you will be required to repeat the course.
There is an estimated wait time of 4 years AFTER your admit term to enter occupational specific courses; while waiting to start occupational specific courses, you may choose to take general education and elective courses required for your degree or diploma program.
E-Value Account – When entering into the second year of the three year Dental Hygiene program, students will be required to purchase an E-Value Account. This program document tracking account is where you will upload your program requirements (immunization records, program forms, CPR, etc.). All instructions and forms will be found within your E-Value account. When it is time to purchase this account an email will be sent to your FVTC email account. The E-Value requirements must be met and uploaded into the student’s account prior to the beginning of the fall semester of their second year.
Students must purchase a dental instrument kit for the fall semester of their second year. The instrument kit fee will be attached to the Pre-Clinical course.
Before entering the Pre-clinical Dental Hygiene Course- Dental Hygiene Process 1, evidence of CPR certification that includes 2-person Healthcare Provider CPR must be submitted to your E-Value account.
Your program requires that you complete Anatomy & Physiology which has the following prerequisite: ACCPL Read >= 80 OR ACT Read >= 20 OR for programs requiring TEAS a Composite >= 50 OR Program Prep; ACCPL Sentence >= 83 OR ACT Engl >=18 OR for programs requiring TEAS a Composite >= 50 OR Program Prep; and 2 semesters of HS Chemistry OR Gen Chemistry (10-806-134) with C or better.