Fanshawe College

Ontario College Advanced Diploma in Dental Hygiene

About Program

Dental hygienists are preventive specialists who provide oral health services rooted in scientific knowledge and a client-centered model of care. It takes a specialized set of dynamic technical and interpersonal skills to clean teeth, take x-rays and promote oral health. If you’re looking for a rewarding career that makes a difference to people’s health and wellness, the Dental Hygiene program will give you reason to smile.Your Learning Experience: Dental Hygiene will be temporarily delivered with both online and lab-based classes; Students in the Dental Hygiene program will study anatomy, microbiology, histology, oral pathology, pharmacology and health promotion, while learning hands-on instrument skills and proper ergonomics by practicing on fully functional, modern dental manikins in simulation labs, modelled after a typical dental office. The lab also comes complete with a sterilization centre where you’ll safely learn decontamination and sterilization processes.
As students progress, they’ll get hands-on clinical experience in our newly renovated and fully-functional public dental clinic. The new space features a dental radiography suite that includes the latest in digital radiography.
Through it all, students work alongside professors in a supportive mentoring environment designed to help them succeed. The program also includes community placements and oral health promotion activities at daycare, public schools, hospitals and healthcare settings; Upon graduation, students will be ready to complete the National Dental Hygiene Certification Board (NDHCB) examination. The Fanshawe Dental Hygiene program is a top performer nationally, routinely achieving a 100 per cent graduate pass rate on the NDHCB exam.
This program prepares students to practice as primary oral health care providers in a variety of practice environments, including clinical, education, health promotion and research. The program focuses on preparing students to function within their scope of practice, in a collaborative manner, with the client, the community and other health care providers.
Seminars, case study presentations, community health practicums and the clinical setting contribute towards developing a professional committed to the principles of quality assurance and continued competency. Graduates of this program must successfully complete the National Dental Hygiene Certification Examination to be eligible for registration by the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario. This program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada.Diploma to Degree: Fanshawe's Honours Bachelor Degrees have pathways from related diplomas or advanced diplomas, allowing you to graduate with a degree sooner. We have also developed pathways from our Bachelor's degrees to related graduate programs.

Syarat Pendaftaran

  • English Language Proficiency
    • TOEFL : 92 (Minimum score of 92 for the Internet-based test (iBT))
    • IELTS : 7 (with no score less than 6.5)
    • PTE Academic : 65
  • Academic Score/Qualifications
    • High School : 70


Common documents
Academic Transcript
High School Certificate
Required for final assessment of the Institution
English Proficiency Certificate

Jenjang Pendidikan

3 Years Diploma (D3)


Medicine and Health Sciences

Masa Studi

Full Time (3 years)

Biaya Pendidikan

CAD 16,955/tahun

Intake Batas pendaftaran
Sep -
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Fanshawe College is located in London, Ontario, Canada, only two hours from Toronto, Niagara Falls, and Detroit in the United States. London is known as the ‘Forest City’ and is surrounded by beautiful parks and lakes, as well as being a vibrant business and cultural hub. There are currently 21,000 full-time students at Fanshawe College, including 6,500 international students from 100 different countries.

As one of Ontario's largest colleges, with additional campuses in Simcoe, St. Thomas and Woodstock, as well as campuses in downtown London and London South, Fanshawe offers more than 200 programs at degree, diploma and certificate level.

Fanshawe’s main campus sits on 100 acres of scenic property and includes state-of-the-art learning and athletic facilities. Students can choose from Homestay, on-campus residence or private rentals for their accommodation. All full-time London students receive a London Transit bus pass as part of their fees, as well as access to the Student Wellness Centre. There are many clubs and athletic teams to join or cheer for, and Fanshawe’s International Centre provides ongoing support.

Fanshawe offers more than CAD 5 million in scholarships, including some designed specifically for international students. The college focuses on co-operative education, which integrates academic learning and employment allowing students to “earn while they learn”. The Centre for Research and Innovation enables students to provide solutions to real-world problems presented by industry partners.

As a member of the Canadian Bureau of International Education, student exchange opportunities are available in Europe, South America, and Asia. Other partnerships provide opportunities for students to explore over 500 academic pathways across Canada and around the world.

Students at Fanshawe are well prepared for professional life. 90.3 percent of Fanshawe graduates find employment within six months of graduating, and 85.8 percent of employers are satisfied with their performances (KPIs 2018-19). The Fanshawe College Alumni Association of 184,000 graduates creates a lasting global connection for all who study at the College.

Biaya studi per tahun mulai dari

CAD 5,213



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