The Maricopa dental hygiene programs along with Northern Arizona University (NAU) are now offering a Continuous Enrollment Program (CEP) through NAU to complete a Bachelor's of Dental Hygiene degree concurrently while completing the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in the dental hygiene program. Students also have the option to enroll in NAU's degree completion program after they have completed the dental hygiene program, and complete the 30 additional credit hours required to obtain their Bachelor's of Science in Dental Hygiene degree.
Phoenix College also offers an accredited dental assisting program, which is a two (2) semester program. For more information on the dental assisting program, please see the following web pages: https://www.phoenixcollege.edu/programs/dental-assisting
Existing dental assistants and dental hygienists are eligible to enroll in the Expanded Function Dental Assisting (EFDA) Program through our Center for Continuing Dental Education to learn how to perform expanded function dental restorative procedures. For more information on the EFDA program, please see the following web pages: https://www.phoenixcollege.edu/programs/center-continuing-dental-education/expanded-function-dental-assistant