OUR MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Sheridan College Dental Hygiene Program is to graduate dental hygienists who are competent in meeting the diverse needs of individuals and groups within a community-clinically, ethically and legally. Through education and service, the program’s focus is on developing professionals who exhibit compassion, responsibility, leadership, and a commitment to life-long learning.

SHERIDAN COLLEGE DENTAL HYGIENE PROGRAM GOALS

  • Practice dental hygiene care according to established professional and ethical standards.
  • Apply scientific and theoretical principles to dental hygiene practice relevant to the changing needs of society.
  • Demonstrate clinical skills for individualized client care in various practice settings.
  • Evaluate the social, mental, physical, and spiritual factors influencing the health and well-being of diverse populations.
  • Develop partnerships within the community.
  • Relate life-long learning and self-evaluation to professional practice.
  • Participate in the dental hygiene professional association.

1.Practice dental hygiene care according to established professional and ethical standards.