Dental Hygiene Degree Courses
Beginning Fall 2008, Lane Community
College offers a two year Associate's
Degree in Dental Hygiene on the campus of Lewis-Clark State College.
Pre-requisite courses are available through LCSC and must be
completed prior to application to Lane CC.
view pre-requisite courses.
Dental Hygienists are licensed
preventive oral health professionals who provide educational,
clinical, and therapeutic services to support overall health through
proper oral health. The
Bureau of Labor and
Statistics lists Dental Hygiene among the fastest growing
occupations in the U.S., with excellent job prospects for the
The Lane CC Dental Hygiene program at
LCSC has been funded by a DOLETA grant, proposed to meet the needs
of rural counties in Idaho traditionally served by LCSC. Admission preference will be given to residents of the following
counties in Idaho:
Boundary, Bonner, Kootenai, Benewah,
Shoshone, Latah, Clearwater, Nez Perce, Lewis, and Idaho.
Admission preference also will be available for
residents of Asotin County, Washington.
Students from other accredited U.S.
colleges and universities also are encouraged to apply. Refer
to the Application Packet for further details.
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The Fall 2013 application cycle has closed.
The next application cycle for the Fall 2014 entering class will
open in Spring 2014.
What you should know:
1. Pre-requisite courses must be
completed by the end of Spring term of the year you
not need to be completed prior to application, but you
will need to show on your application that you have
completed or are enrolled and will complete all
pre-requisites to be considered for admission. You
will not be able to receive points on your application
for classes currently in progress.
2. Any classes taken at a college
or university other than LCSC or Lane CC must be
verified for equivalency by the LCSC pre-dental hygiene
advisor or the Registrar Office at Lane CC. This
may require submitting a copy of a syllabus and course
3. All applicants will be required
to attend ONE application review session in the Spring
on the LCSC campus. Dates are indicated in
the application packet.
4. Prospective students must complete the HOBET
prior to application to the Lane CC Dental Hygiene program. The HOBET is available through the LCSC
Center for New Directions. Call (208) 792-2331
to schedule an exam.
for more information about HOBET.