The first step to beginning health career training at NOVA/MEC is to attend a mandatory Information Session.
Important Note: There is no in-person Information Session for this program. You are required to include the code provided during the online session on your application as proof of completion.
- DNH Essential Functions (PDF)
- DNH Work Experience Form (PDF)
- Request for Evaluation of Transcript Form (PDF)
- International Transcripts Evaluation Process (PDF)
Phone: 703.822.6627, Medical Education Campus, Room 135
About the Dental Hygiene Program
Dental hygienists provide preventive dental care. They are responsible for providing treatment to prevent oral and periodontal diseases. They provide clinical, therapeutic and educational services under the direction of a dentist. Dental Hygienist must graduate from an accredited dental hygiene program, successfully complete the National Board Exam and pass state clinical exams for licensure to practice.