The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine Dental Hygiene Program offers students the opportunity to earn a certificate in Dental Hygiene or a Bachelors degree in a unique academic environment. Multidisciplinary educational experiences and a robust curriculum will prepare them for careers in private practice, education, business, sales, public health, research and the public sector. Students gain valuable clinical experience in the the dental hygiene clinic and through rotations within the school and at various health care facilities in the area. Opportunities to give back through community outreach are provided and encouraged.
To learn more about a career in dental hygiene, please visit the American Dental Association (ADA) Dental Hygienist page.