Specialists in dental hygiene are trained Dental professionals that work in the prevention of oral diseases such as caries and gingival inflammation and early tooth loss. As students
As students of this program, Dental Hygienists are given intensive specialized training to be thoroughly acquainted with the methods of dental prophylaxis and X-ray. To perform their duties with skill, the students receive intensive training in both fields of treatment and prevention. They gain scientific skills prior to the clinical training on patients under the direct supervisions of faculty member. They also get the opportunity to share in the community health program plan and execute the dental health educational program.
The graduate of dental hygiene are in great demand from health foundations due the urgent need for such specialty. The graduate of this program have the opportunity to work in both the government and private sectors as well as specialized clinics in the Kingdom.
To be a leading organization for the dental hygiene profession in the region.
To represent and support dental hygiene professionals in a continual endeavor through continuing education, and research. To advocate for the DH profession as an integral component of the healthcare delivery system to improve the quality of oral and general health of the community.
- Enhancing the Dental Hygiene profession.
- Raising the awareness of the dental hygiene profession.
- Promoting oral and dental health.
- Collaboration with governmental and private agencies.
- Promote high quality research in the field of dental hygiene.
- Giving back