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WELCOME to the Southwestern College Dental Hygiene Post-Graduate Education for Dental Professionals Department!

The Dental Hygiene Expanded Duties course has been approved by the Dental Hygiene Committee of California. 

All three certifications must be completed concurrently.  All participants must have an active dental hygiene license from a U.S. state or Canadian province.  Participants must have graduated from an accredited program, or be a currently enrolled student in the last semester of an approved program.


Registration IS OPEN!!

Online modules begin May 28 and must be completed by June 28, 2013.

Clinical/Lab sections will occur the weekends of July 12 and July 26, 2013.

IMPORTANT: Participants traveling from out of the southern California area, must be aware that the clinical section occurs in two weekends.  Each of them two weeks apart. Travel arrangements should be made accordingly.  Enrolled participants will receive a detailed information packet.

LOW ENROLLMENT:  Should low enrollment occur, registered participants will be notified by telephone.  The course start date may be delayed.





Expanded Duties Information Flyer Rev 4.15.13

Expanded Duties Enrollment Form Rev 4.15.13


For additional information please contact

Dr. Vickie Kimbrough-Walls at OR

Sylvia Banda-Ramirez at








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