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AAS Dental Hygiene Program Effectiveness

First Year Student Admission, Retention and Attrition

Students 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Admission 44 40 40 40 42
Retention 39 39 38 38 39
Attrition 5 1 2 2 1

First Time Pass Rates for Dental Hygiene Licensure Exams

Year NBDHE Results* ADEX Results**
2018 85% 92%
2019 90% 85%
2020 86% 100% (manikin exam)
2021 84% 100% (manikin exam)
2022 90% 95%

*National Board Dental Hygiene Exam, must pass at a 75%

**Commission on Dental Competency Exam, patient clinical exam, must pass at a 75%