Dental Hygiene

The Dental Hygiene program is an occupational program that provides the knowledge and skills to prepare participants for the dental hygiene profession. Program graduates are trained in the fundamentals of dental hygiene and are well prepared for licensure and therefore employment and subsequent upward mobility in the field of dental hygiene. CGTC gives students the opportunity to complete the Dental Hygiene Associate Degree program at either the Macon Campus or Warner Robins Campus facilities.


Dental Hygiene Associate Degree

Program Chair:
Kelly Scruggs
Phone: (478) 218-3261

The program in dental hygiene is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements”. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. The Commission’s web address is: [Last reaffirmed: February 2016; Sub-Change Approved: August 2, 2018 Program Location Designation; Next reaffirmation: 2023]

Federal regulations require colleges to disclose information regarding occupational programs that require a state licensure to be employed, and the status of the program for meeting an individual state’s licensure requirements. Visit the State Licensure page for individual program details.