LCCC’s dental hygiene program receives new accreditation

CHEYENNE, WYO. — The Laramie County Community College dental hygiene program received full approval from its accreditation agency, the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), on the addition of laser training content into their curriculum.

“By incorporating this content into their curriculum and receiving this level of accreditation recognition, the program has ensured that they are providing the most up-to-date technology and education to our dental hygiene students,” said Starla Mason, dean of the LCCC School of Health Sciences & Wellness.

According to Mason, this recognition by CODA includes a number of firsts for the program:

  • the first dental hygiene program in Wyoming with approval from the Board of Dental Examiners to offer laser training;
  • the first dental hygiene program to implement laser training; and
  • the first Wyoming program that will graduate students with this credentialing

For more information about the dental hygiene program, including the clinic that is open to the community, call 307.778.1141 or email tstanforFREELARAMIE