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Dental Hygiene Clinic

Low Cost Dental Hygiene Care
Dental Hygiene Services available for children and adults. Services are provided by Dental Hygiene students directly supervised by clinical instructors.
Questions?
Administrative Associate
301-784-5250
Location: ALLIED HEALTH BUILDING (AH) 151

 

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What you need to do?
  • Call 301-784-5250 or 301-784-5540, email, or stop by to schedule your appointment today.
What do we do?
 Dental Hygiene Services Provided:
  • Reviewing medical/dental histories
  • Assessing vital signs
  • Performing an oral inspection/oral cancer screening
  • Treatment planning
  • Exposing, mounting and interpreting appropriate radio graphs
  • Periodontal assessment and charting
  • Applying desensitizing and topical anesthesia
  • Ultrasonic, hand scaling, and root planning
  • Calculus detection
  • Excess cement removal
  • Placement of chemotherapeutic agents
  • Oral irrigation
  • Rotary/air polishing
  • Fabrication of mouth guard, night guard, bleaching trays and fluoride trays
  • Flossing
  • Fluoride Applications, including varnish, gel, rinse, and silver diamine
  • Dental charting
  • Patient education
  • Sealants
  • Prosthetic cleaning
  • Impressions
  • Intra-oral photographs
  • Administration of local anesthesia
  • Tooth whitening/bleaching
  • Tobacco risk assessment and counseling
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Rubber dam placement and removal
  • Pulp vitality testing


Note: A dental hygiene appointment is not a substitute for examination and treatment by a dentist.


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Hours of Operation

FALL SEMESTER

Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 1:00pm-5:00pm

SPRING SEMESTER

Monday and Friday: 8:30am-12:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-12:00pm
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 1:00pm-5:00pm

Services offered at reasonable rates. Please call the clinic directly for cost of services.

For more information and appointments: 301-784-5250


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Frequently Asked Questions
  • Do you offer extractions?
    No. This type of service is outside the scope of a dental hygienist.  Our clinic’s focus is on preventive care services.
  • Do you offer fillings?
    No. This type of service is outside the scope of a dental hygienist.  Our clinic’s focus is on preventive care services.
  • What are the costs associated with your services?
    Please contact the Dental Hygiene Clinic at 301.784.5540 for an up to date price sheet.
  • What happens if during my cleaning a dental problem is found?
    Should an issue be discovered during your visit, our clinic staff will refer you to an established dental provider in our community.
  • Can my x-rays be shared with other dental providers?

    Yes.  With your authorization, our clinic staff can share your x-rays with your selected provider.


Meet the Staff

Our experienced, knowledgeable faculty and staff are excited to share their expertise with you and prepare you to succeed in the diverse, dynamic field of Dental Hygiene.

Cathy Wakefield 
Associate Professor and Program Director

301-784-5579
Allied Health 141

A.A., Allegany College of Maryland
B.S., West Virginia University
M.Ed., Frostburg State University

Tina Bascelli 
Administrative Associate

301-784-5580
Allied Health 143

 

Amy Clem 
Clinical Instructor

301-784-5543
Allied Health 161

A.A.S., Allegany College of Maryland

Tina Courtney 
Clinical Coordinator

301-784-5542
Allied Health 160

A.A., Allegany College of Maryland
B.S., Pennsylvania College of Technology

Tamica Fertig 
Assistant Professor

301-784-5539
Allied Health 162

A.A., Allegany College of Maryland
R.B.A., West Virginia University
M.Ed., American InterContinental University

Janel Fullerton 
Clinical Instructor

301-784-5543
Allied Health 161

A.A.S., Allegany College of Maryland

Natalie Gevedon 
Clinical Instructor

301-784-5543
Allied Health 161

B.S., Loma Linda University

Clark Jeffries 
Dentist

301-784-5545
Allied Health 145

D.D.D, West Virginia University

Tracy Jenkins 
Administrative Associate

301-784-5540
Allied Health 149

A.A., Allegany College of Maryland

Danean Mullenax 
Clinical Instructor

301-784-5540
Allied Health 149

A.A., Allegany College of Maryland

Jennifer Thompson 
Assistant Professor

301-784-5546
Allied Health 163

A.A., Allegany College of Maryland
B.S., D.H., Pennsylvania College of Technology
M.H.L., Park University

Melanie Michael Vogel 
Clinical Instructor

301-784-5543
Allied Health 163

A.A.S., Allegany College of Maryland

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