Academics

Dental Hygiene Procedures

Services are provided by dental hygiene students under close supervision of SCF dental hygiene faculty and licensed, local dentists.

Dental hygiene services include:

  • oral examination
  • medical and dental history review
  • teeth cleaning
  • dental x-rays
  • oral hygiene instruction
  • fluoride treatments
  • dental sealants
  • diet and nutritional counseling
  • other procedures as authorized by the Florida Dental Practice Act.

Dental x-rays will be forwarded to the patient's dentist upon request. Dental hygiene services are available for adults and children, 6 and up. All patients under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian who can authorize dental treatment. Children may wait in the waiting room during appointment times if they are supervised by an adult. Babysitting is not provided by the College.

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