Dental Hygiene

In our Department of Dental Hygiene, you'll combine the study of dental hygiene theory with supervised clinical practice. You'll graduate ready to devote your life to improving the oral health of individuals and communities.

UNE Dental Hygiene: Making a Difference in Maine and Abroad

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UNE College of Pharmacy student Brianna Gower shows Deering High School student Lea Yere around campus
UNE College of Pharmacy student Brianna Gower shows Deering High School student Lea Yere around campus

Deering High School partners with UNE for mentoring program

Twelve UNE students from six different programs are volunteering their time to mentor sophomores from Deering High School. Students from both schools were recently paired...

Dental Hygiene by the Numbers

  • 5,000

    Patients served each year at our on-campus dental hygiene clinic

  • 20

    Number of dental chair stations in our clinic, along with five X-ray operatories

  • 14

    Average hours per week 3rd and 4th-year students spend providing care to patients 

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