Since 1973, the Montgomery County Community College Dental Hygiene Clinic has been providing the public with comprehensive preventive dental hygiene services.

Located in the state-of-the-art Health Sciences Center on the Blue Bell Campus, our facility utilizes modern equipment and the latest technological advances.

Students within the Dental Hygiene degree program recruit and schedule patients to help meet their clinical requirements. All treatment procedures are supervised by licensed dentists and dental hygiene hygenists.

To request an appointment call 215-641-6483 or schedule online.

Download the Consent to Dental Hygiene Patient Acceptance form (PDF).

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Services

Available services

  • Medical and dental histories
  • Oral cancer screening
  • Radiographs (x-rays)
  • Exam for current dental conditions and needs
  • Periodontal examination
  • Individualized treatment planning and patient education
  • Tobacco cessation counseling
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Intraoral photographs
  • Prophylaxis (dental cleaning & polishing)
  • Non-surgical periodontal therapy
  • Impressions & study models
  • Athletic mouth guards
  • Salivary diagnostic testing
  • Advanced oral cancer screenings
  • Local anesthesia
  • Localized delivered antibiotics
  • Dental sealants
  • Fluoride treatment

Fee Schedules

Exam and cleaning plus x-rays, if indicated
$20 – Adult
$20 – Child
$15 – Senior citizen
$10 – Montco student

Sealants requested by your dentist via prescription
$5 – per tooth

X-rays requested by your dentist via prescription
$15

Alginate impressions and study models requested by your dentist via prescription
$10

Clinic Hours & Location

Appointments are required.

September–December 2021

  • Monday – closed
  • Tuesday – 8:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday – 8:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday – closed
  • Friday – 8:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Saturday – closed
  • Sunday – closed

Location

The Dental Hygiene Clinic is located in the Health Sciences Center on the Blue Bell Campus. View the campus map.

Patient's Bill of Rights

Within the scope of dental hygiene practice, the Dental Hygiene Program has defined the following as Patient Rights.

The patient has a right to:

  • Considerate, respectful and confidential treatment.
  • A safe, clean, and healthy environment to receive treatment.
  • Continuity and completion of treatment.
  • Access to complete and current information about his/her condition.
  • Advance knowledge of the cost of treatment.
  • Informed consent.
  • Explanation of recommended treatment, treatment alternatives, the option to refuse treatment, the risk of no treatment and expected outcomes of various treatments.
  • Treatment that meets the standard of care in the profession.

Patient's Bill of Rights (PDF)

Notice of Privacy Practices (PDF)

Bloodborne Pathogens Statement (PDF)

Notice of Competence

Public Notice of Competence in Dental Hygiene Procedures

A large number of patient care services are taught in the dental hygiene curriculum.A large number of patient care services are taught in the dental hygiene curriculum. Prior to treating patients, students have demonstrated minimal competency in both didactic and pre-clinical, laboratory, or simulation session.

The program in dental hygiene is accredited by the Commission of Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of approval without reporting requirements.

Notice of Opportunity to File Complaints with the Commission on Dental Accreditation

The Commission on Dental Accreditation will review complaints that relate to a program's compliance with the accreditation standards. The Commission is interested in the sustained quality and continued improvement of dental and dental-related education programs but does not intervene on behalf of individuals or act as a court of appeal for individuals in matters of admission, appointment, promotion or dismissal of faculty, staff, or students.

A copy of the accreditation standards and/or the Commission's policy and procedure for submission of complaints may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago IL 60611 or by calling 1-800-621 -8099 extension 2719.

 


Montgomery County Community College is committed to assuring equal opportunity to all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, ancestry, national origin, age or applicable disability in its educational programs, activities, admissions, or employment practices as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and other applicable statutes. Inquiries concerning any of these matters should be forwarded to the Director of Equity and Diversity Initiatives, College Hall, room 141, 215-619-7383.