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Complete procedures for admission to Lamar Institute of Technology as described in the Lamar Institute of Technology Catalog.

Complete the "Application for Admission" by December 20th the year before you wish to begin the program.

SEND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION TO THE DENTAL HYGIENE ADMISSION COMMITTEE:

  1. Official college transcripts (unopened)
  2. SAT or ACT scores (optional)
  3. TSI scores
  4. Application for Admission to the Dental Hygiene Program
  5. All requested information must be mailed or delivered.

       Mailing Address:
Dental Hygiene Admissions Committee
Lamar Institute of Technology
PO Box 10061
Beaumont, TX   77710
Personal Delivery Address:
Dental Hygiene Admissions Committee
Lamar Institute of Technology
Multipurpose Building, Room 218


All applications received will be reviewed for admission into the Dental Hygiene Program. Applicants will be notified in writing concerning the disposition of their application on or before April 15th.

Students who are not accepted into the program must repeat the application process the following year. 

Record Check.  The program highly recommends that the applicant contact the Dental Hygiene Program to complete a review of their application.   Applicants may complete the record check by telephone. Call 880-8846.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Curriculum.  The Dental Hygiene Program is 24 months in length.  All dental hygiene courses must be taken in the sequence presented in the degree plan.

Cost.  Dental hygiene students pay tuition at the rates published in the Lamar Institute of Technology catalog.  Students should, however, be aware of additional costs beyond the typical college student.  Dental hygiene students are required to purchase instruments (approximately $1000.), uniforms (approximately $250.), gloves, masks, and miscellaneous supplies (approximately $100) used during the educational program.

Dental Hygiene Services.  Dental hygiene students utilize knowledge and skills they learn in the Dental Hygiene Clinic.  All students provide dental hygiene services (patient education, oral exam, dental exam, scaling, root planing, radiographs, topical chemotherapeutic agents, and preventive agents) to selected patients in the Dental Hygiene Clinic located in the Multipurpose Center.

Employment Opportunities.  Graduates of the Dental Hygiene Program should expect employment in their field of study.  Employment opportunities in the area include private practice, prison system, and educational systems.  Employment rates are favorable, however, not as favorable as areas where significant need have been identified.

Health Status.  An individual’s health status will be considered only as it relates to the individual’s ability to safely carry out the normal assignments associated with the program of study and the individual’s long term health.  An individual’s health status will not determine the individual’s opportunity for association with the program.



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